Riverina Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 17 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak low pressure system and associated trough lie over the Tasman Sea, with a high pressure system located over the Bight. A cold front near Tasmania is expected to clip the far southeast parts of New South Wales later in the day. The high pressure system is expected to strengthen a ridge over western parts of the state. Over the next few days, the low over the Tasman is forecast to move slowly east away from the coast, while the high pressure centre moves towards New South Wales.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Thursday 18 September

Becoming cloudy. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

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

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Wagga Wagga 3 14
Partly cloudy. Albury 4 15
Becoming cloudy. Hay 4 18
Becoming cloudy. Deniliquin 3 16
Becoming cloudy. Griffith 4 17

Friday 19 September

Fog in the south early in the morning. Areas of morning frost. Mostly sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

Saturday 20 September

Areas of morning fog. Areas of morning frost in the east. Sunny day. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

Sunday 21 September

Morning fog. Areas of morning frost in the east. Sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Thursday.

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