Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 19 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea while a trough extends from central Australia to the inland New South Wales. A southerly change will continue to bring a somewhat cooler change for eastern parts of New South Wales for the remainder of the weekend, though the relief will be short lived as temperatures climb again next week as a new high shifts from the Bight to the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly clear. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Sunday 20 January

Sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

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

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Perisher Valley 8 25
Mostly sunny. Cooma 12 32
Sunny. Cabramurra 13 27
Sunny. Thredbo Top Station 9 23
Sunny. Jindabyne 12 30

Monday 21 January

Hot. Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Tuesday 22 January

Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Wednesday 23 January

Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then turning east to southeasterly during the day.

Chance of snow
0% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

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

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