Riverina Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Sunday 22 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A deep low in the southern Tasman Sea is moving quickly east. A ridge of high pressure from a high centre in the Bight is extending north along the coast. The high will establish itself over the Tasman Sea today bringing a return to hotter north to northwesterly winds ahead of the next trough expected to cross the west and south of New South Wales during Tuesday and the remainder on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

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

Sun protection 9:10am to 6:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Wagga Wagga 34
Sunny. Albury 34
Sunny. Hay 36
Sunny. Deniliquin 35
Sunny. Griffith 36

Monday 23 January

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast at night. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Tuesday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting southerly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 27 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

Wednesday 25 January

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Sunday.

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