Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 21 July 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the northern Tasman Sea extends a ridge across northern New South Wales and southern Queensland whilst a cold front crosses western and southern parts today. This front will move east and weaken on Monday. Another front is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing windy conditions to the southeast.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 1.4 mm at Cabramurra.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -6 degrees at Glen Innes Airport to 15 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 1 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 25 degrees at Sydney Airport.

Sunny and dry conditions prevailed across most of the state today with the exception of cloud with light showers in the south west. Fog and patches of frost were features about the ranges this morning, particularly in the north east state.

Minimum temperatures were mostly below average across the state, especially in eastern half of the state. Cloudy conditions in the south-west kept minimum temperatures above average in the Lower Western and in parts of the Riverina.

Maximum temperatures were mostly above average.

Winds were generally moderate northeast to northwesterly, turning southwesterly in the south-west of the state during the late morning.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Sydney Airport 25 C Glen Innes Airport -6 C
Penrith 25 C Armidale -5 C
Richmond 25 C Tenterfield -5 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 1 C Lord Howe Island 15 C
Perisher Valley Obs 4 C Byron Bay 13 C
Mount Ginini 5 C Smoky Cape 13 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Norfolk Island 0.8 mm
Lismore Airport 0.2 mm
Bega 0.2 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 24 C at 1:11 pm 16 C at 2:39 pm
Minimum Temperature 8 C at 5:30 am -5 C at 7:32 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 28.0 mm 4.4 mm
Average for July 96.0 mm 41.4 mm
Year to date 588.6 mm 258.8 mm
Average January to end of July 826.0 mm 337.2 mm

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