Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 2 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A broad low pressure trough extends from Queensland into western New South Wales. This trough is expected to be the dominant synoptic feature over the next few days, with only weaker fronts passing through southern parts of the State today and during Monday. Warm to hot conditions over many areas, particularly over the northwest.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 38.2 mm at Dungog - Main Creek (Yeranda).
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 5 degrees at Cooma to 27 degrees at Tibooburra Airport.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 15 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 41 degrees at Walgett Airport.

Quite a hot day across NSW with temperatures reaching into the low 40s in NW NSW and high 30s across eastern districts.

Minimum temperatures were generally close to average across the state, tending above average in the Upper & Lower Western.

Maximum temperatures were well above average across the state, tending close to average on the Riverina and Lower Western.

Winds were light to moderate east to southeasterlies along the coast, tending northeasterly in the Northern Rivers. Away from the coast winds were west to southwesterly becoming lighter in the far west of the state.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Walgett Airport 41 C Cooma 5 C
Bourke 41 C Thredbo Village 5 C
Moree 40 C Goulburn Airport 6 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 15 C Tibooburra Airport 27 C
Perisher Valley Obs 16 C White Cliffs 25 C
Cabramurra 20 C Fowlers Gap 25 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Portable Rfsnsw08 0.2 mm
Port Macquarie 0.2 mm
Bombala AWS 0.2 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 36 C at 1:14 pm 30 C at 3:04 pm
Minimum Temperature 19 C at 6:10 am 9 C at 1:49 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 0.2 mm nil mm
Average for December 77.7 mm 53.8 mm
Year to date 1320.8 mm 723.6 mm
Average January to end of December 1214.6 mm 614.4 mm

The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Saturday.