Daily Weather Review

IDN10032

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:31 pm EST on Monday 27 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system south of the Bight is slowly moving east and extending a ridge across southeastern Australia. During Thursday a low pressure trough will develop over northeastern New South Wales as the high moves east across the southern Tasman Sea and the ridge weakens. The trough is expected to move offshore during Friday and deepen before moving away from the coast on Sunday.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 10 mm at Currarong.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -3 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 18 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 2 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 25 degrees at Casino.

A dry and mostly sunny day across NSW with patchy cloud developing in the southwest.

Maximum and minimum temperatures were below to well below average across the state.

Winds were generally moderate south to southwesterlies across much of the state, tending southeasterly in the northeast and fresher southerlies along southern parts of the coast.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Casino 25 C Thredbo Top Station -3 C
Murwillumbah 25 C Mount Ginini -2 C
Lismore Airport 24 C Perisher Valley Obs -2 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 2 C Lord Howe Island 18 C
Cabramurra 6 C Smoky Cape 15 C
Thredbo Village 7 C Byron Bay 14 C
Highest Rainfall
Thredbo Top Station 0.4 mm
Cooma 0.2 mm
Khancoban 0.2 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

Maximum Temperature 21 C at 3:00 pm 16 C at 2:29 pm
Minimum Temperature 13 C at 6:39 am -1 C at 5:54 am
Rainfall 0.2 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

Month to date 356 mm 92 mm
Average for April 127 mm 46 mm
Year to date 646 mm 231 mm
Average January to end of April 476 mm 211 mm

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