Riverina Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure is extending across New South Wales from the west, as a trough of low pressure exits the northeast corner. The next cold front will affect most districts on Saturday, with a significantly cooler southwesterly airstream developing in its wake. Following this, a new high is expected to move across from the west during Sunday and Monday, while a low deepens over the central Tasman Sea

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northerly in the evening.

Saturday 18 August

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

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

Sun protection 10:40am to 1:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Wagga Wagga 3 12
Showers. Albury 4 12
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy. Hay 8 16
Shower or two. Deniliquin 5 14
Shower or two. Griffith 4 15

Sunday 19 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds westerly 20 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Monday 20 August

Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.

Tuesday 21 August

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.

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

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