Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT
Issued at 4:47 pm EDT on Saturday 8 March 2014.
A trough over southeastern New South Wales weakens and contracts inland this weekend as a strong high pressure system moves east over the Tasman Sea extending a ridge over northeastern NSW. A new trough is expected to enter the far southwest of the state late on Tuesday extending across the central parts on Wednesday.
Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 74 mm at Moruya Heads.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 5 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 23 degrees at Tibooburra.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 16 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 36 degrees at Tibooburra.
Thunderstorm activities continued overnight about South Coast and Illawarra Coast, then extended to ACT, Southern and Central Tablelands, Southwest Slopes, Illawarra Ranges, Riverina, and some parts of central northern NSW after midday. Storms were severe in ACT, Southern Tablelands, Southwest Slopes and the eastern Riverina with hails due to the enhancing effect of the upper level low southwest of Wagga Wagga.
Maximum temperatures were generally about average east of the Divide, and above average west of the Divide.
Winds were generally light to moderate east-northeasterly across the state due to the high pressure system in the southwestern Tasman Sea.
Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm
|Highest Maximum Temperatures||Lowest Minimum Temperatures|
|Tibooburra||36 C||Thredbo Top Station||5 C|
|Tibooburra Airport||36 C||Perisher Valley||7 C|
|Wilcannia Airport||36 C||Tumbarumba||9 C|
|Lowest Maximum Temperatures||Highest Minimum Temperatures|
|Thredbo Top Station||16 C||Tibooburra||23 C|
|Mount Ginini||19 C||Lightning Ridge||23 C|
|Perisher Valley||19 C||Wanaaring||23 C|
Today's Weather to 4pm
|Maximum Temperature||27 C at 12:09 pm||24 C at 11:25 am|
|Minimum Temperature||22 C at 5:43 am||14 C at 1:41 am|
|Rainfall||0.0 mm||23 mm|
|Month to date||25 mm||7 mm|
|Average for March||130 mm||51 mm|
|Year to date||101 mm||96 mm|
|Average January to end of March||350 mm||165 mm|
The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Sunday.