Riverina Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EDT on Monday 20 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front is moving through northeastern NSW, and the resulting southerly change will make its way to the far north coast tonight. In its wake a ridge of high pressure is developing, extending from a high to the west of Tasmania. This high will move over the southwestern Tasman Sea during Wednesday strengthening the ridge to the north. A low pressure trough is expected to move over the southwest of the state during Thursday as the high weakens.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Tuesday 21 October

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h before dawn then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 34.

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

UV Alert from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Wagga Wagga 9 26
Sunny. Albury 10 25
Sunny. Hay 14 33
Sunny. Deniliquin 10 30
Sunny. Griffith 13 31

Wednesday 22 October

Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 36.

Thursday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Friday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

Product IDN11036