Riverina Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A broad trough of low pressure lies over inland New South Wales, while a high is situated near New Zealand. This pattern is bringing humid air from the tropics into eastern New South Wales, leading to stormy and unsettled conditions in many areas. This trough is likely to linger over the state's southeast during the next day or two, extending back towards the state's northwest, while a high over the Tasman Sea maintains a ridge to the northern coast.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Monday 17 December

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

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

Sun protection 8:50am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Wagga Wagga 16 31
Mostly sunny. Albury 14 30
Sunny. Hay 16 32
Mostly sunny. Deniliquin 14 31
Sunny. Griffith 16 32

Tuesday 18 December

Sunny. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Wednesday 19 December

Hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 41.

Thursday 20 December

Sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting southwesterly 30 to 40 km/h during the day then tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

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

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