Northern Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 17 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough is moving eastwards through northeastern New South Wales, as a ridge of high pressure extends over the west. A cold front will begin to move into the southwest of the state on Friday evening, clearing from the northeast early Sunday. Behind this feature, another stronger high pressure system will extend across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast early this evening, possibly severe. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

Friday 18 October

Sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 30.

Fire Danger
Far North Coast: High
New England: Very High
Northern Slopes: Very High

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Armidale 2 24
Sunny. Inverell 6 27
Sunny. Glen Innes 3 24

Saturday 19 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 31.

Sunday 20 October

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Monday 21 October

Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Friday.

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