Southern Tablelands 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

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Sunday 20 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 36.

Fire Danger
Australian Capital Territory: High
Southern Ranges: High

Sun protection 8:50am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Goulburn 15 31
Mostly sunny. Yass 16 37
Partly cloudy. Canberra 15 34

Monday 21 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Tuesday 22 January

Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

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. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 37.

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

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