Riverina Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure system near eastern Victoria will drift northeast towards the northern Tasman Sea, promoting fine conditions overnight. On Wednesday, a trough will enter the far southwest of the state, with strong north to northwesterly winds ahead of it bringing unseasonably hot conditions to the northern inland. Some patchy rain is expected with the trough, mainly about the southern and central ranges, while cooler west to southwesterly winds in the wake of the trough will bring some temperature relief to the northern inland on Thursday or Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Light winds.

Wednesday 27 September

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h before dawn then shifting west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 33.

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

Sun protection 9:20am to 3:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Late shower or two. Wagga Wagga 5 26
Shower or two developing. Albury 5 22
Possible shower developing. Hay 10 31
Possible shower. Deniliquin 8 26
Late shower or two. Griffith 9 32

Thursday 28 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Friday 29 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Saturday 30 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 30 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

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

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