Daily Weather Review

IDN10032

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 2 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea with a weak high over the Coral Sea. Another low and an associated trough will move into the state from the west today before crossing the coast during Thursday. A high will then move into the west of the state by Friday.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 2 mm at Lake Victoria.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -5 degrees at Cooma to 15 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 3 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 27 degrees at Bourke.

Light rain fell across far western NSW, with falls up to 6mm at Wilcannia. Thunderstorms also occurred across western NSW. Eastern parts of the state remained dry and mostly sunny.

Minimum temperatures overnight were below to well below average across much of the state, tending average in the Upper Western and Riverina, and above average in the Lower Western.

Maximum temperatures were generally close to average across the state, tending slightly below average along the coast and well below average in the Lower Western.

Winds were moderate north to northeasterlies along the coast, ranges, western slopes and Riverina, tending moderate to fresh westerlies in the Upper Western. Strong wind gusts were associated with thunderstorms in the Upper Western.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Bourke 27 C Cooma -5 C
Lismore Airport 25 C Thredbo Village -5 C
Walgett Airport 25 C Perisher Valley Obs -5 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 3 C Lord Howe Island 15 C
Perisher Valley Obs 8 C Byron Bay 13 C
Mount Ginini 10 C White Cliffs 13 C
Highest Rainfall
Ivanhoe Airport 3 mm
Wilcannia Airport 3 mm
Fowlers Gap 1 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

Maximum Temperature 19 C at 2:31 pm 17 C at 2:00 pm
Minimum Temperature 8 C at 5:37 am -3 C at 4:15 am
Rainfall 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

Month to date nil mm nil mm
Average for September 68 mm 52 mm
Year to date 996 mm 403 mm
Average January to end of September 975 mm 435 mm

The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Thursday.