Southern Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 28 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred to the south of Tasmania and a trough of low pressure is over the wet of the state. The high will move slowly east, reaching the southern Tasman Sea by Friday as the trough deepens over the west. This pattern will result in showers and generally mild temperatures in the east and south, with warm and unstable conditions over the north and west. During the weekend, the trough is forecast to move into southeastern parts of the state

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds easterly 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

Friday 29 January

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the north. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Fire Danger
Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate
Southern Ranges: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:00am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Goulburn 12 19
Storms. Possible heavy falls. Yass 13 22
Showers. Possible heavy falls. Canberra 11 19

Saturday 30 January

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 31 January

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly and light becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 28.

Monday 1 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h turning northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

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

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