Riverina Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough is currently moving eastward through the west of the state, while a cold front is expected to bring a cool southerly change to the south coast tonight. The trough is expected to stall about parts of the northern inland during Wednesday, as the southerly change moves north along the remainder of he New South Wales coast. Humid air to the east of the trough is expected to promote showers and thunderstorms over the northern ranges and slopes on Wednesday and Thursday, while a weak high pressure ridge persists across southern districts in the wake of the front.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Fire Danger
Eastern Riverina: Low-Moderate
Southern Riverina: Low-Moderate
Northern Riverina: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Wagga Wagga 8 26
Mostly sunny. Albury 8 24
Mostly sunny. Hay 9 25
Mostly sunny. Deniliquin 8 23
Mostly sunny. Griffith 10 26

Thursday 25 October

Mostly sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the morning then shifting west to southwesterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 26 October

Mostly sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 27 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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