Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT
Issued at 4:35 pm EDT on Saturday 31 January 2015.
A deep low pressure system lies over the southwestern Tasman Sea. On Sunday the low will move east and weaken as a high pressure system moves south of the Bight extending a ridge to New South Wales north coast. The coastal ridge will strengthen during Monday and Tuesday and a low pressure trough will develop over the northeastern inland. The high is expected to be position east of Tasmania on Friday maintaining the ridge to the north.
Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 4 mm at Bombala.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 1 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 22 degrees at Byron Bay.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 14 degrees at Mount Ginini to 35 degrees at Casino.
Today saw thunderstorm activity in the Northern Tablelands, Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast districts. Some isolated shower activity occurred in the Snowy Mountains, otherwise the rest of the state experienced fine and mostly sunny conditions.
Maximum and Minimum temperatures were below to well below average across the state, with the exception of the Northern Rivers district where minimum temperatures were near average, and maximum temperatures 3 to 6 degrees above average.
Winds were fresh northeasterlies along the far north coast, with moderate southeasterlies along the remainder of the coast, with moderate to fresh southwesterlies across inland NSW.
Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm
|Highest Maximum Temperatures||Lowest Minimum Temperatures|
|Casino||35 C||Thredbo Top Station||1 C|
|Narrabri||32 C||Perisher Valley Obs||1 C|
|Tibooburra Airport||32 C||Thredbo Village||3 C|
|Lowest Maximum Temperatures||Highest Minimum Temperatures|
|Mount Ginini||14 C||Byron Bay||22 C|
|Bombala AWS||16 C||Mungindi||22 C|
|Oberon||21 C||Lord Howe Island||22 C|
|Coffs Harbour||4 mm|
|Coffs Harbour Airport||2 mm|
|Byron Bay||0.0 mm|
Today's Weather to 4pm
|Maximum Temperature||26 C at 12:19 pm||24 C at 2:03 pm|
|Minimum Temperature||17 C at 6:21 am||7 C at 6:01 am|
|Month to date||171 mm||97 mm|
|Average for January||101 mm||59 mm|
The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Sunday.