Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT
Issued at 4:37 pm EDT on Tuesday 11 March 2014.
A cold front will move across southern New South Wales during Wednesday and a low pressure trough will develop behind it over the western parts. The trough will weaken during Friday as another cold cold front/trough system approaches from the west. This system is expected to reach the northeast of the on Sunday.
Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 15 mm at Grafton Research Station.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 6 degrees at Perisher Valley to 23 degrees at Broken Hill.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 17 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 37 degrees at Pooncarie.
Today, NSW was generally fine and sunny, with some patchy cloud developing during the afternoon in the northeast. Cloud associated with the approachin front/trough was present along the Victorian border region. Shower activity was confined mainly to the Northern Rivers. There were isolated showers and thunderstorms about the ACT.
Minimum temperatures were average about the Hunter, Mid-North Coast, Northern Rivers and Northern Tablelands, tending above average across the rest of the state.
Maximum temperatures were generally above average across NSW, tending close to average on the Northwest and Central West Slopes & Plains, Northern Rivers & Tablelands and Mid-North Coast.
Winds were generally light to moderate east-southeasterly in the far west of the state, tending more east to northeasterly about the ranges and western slopes, and west to southwesterly in the Riverina and Southwest Slopes. Along the coast winds tended moderate to fresh east to northeasterly seabreezes, becoming southeasterly in the Northern Rivers.
Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm
|Highest Maximum Temperatures||Lowest Minimum Temperatures|
|Pooncarie||37 C||Perisher Valley||6 C|
|Wilcannia Airport||37 C||Thredbo Village||7 C|
|Hay||36 C||Thredbo Top Station||7 C|
|Lowest Maximum Temperatures||Highest Minimum Temperatures|
|Thredbo Top Station||17 C||Broken Hill||23 C|
|Perisher Valley||19 C||Pooncarie||23 C|
|Mount Ginini||20 C||Lake Victoria||23 C|
|Mount Ginini||4 mm|
|Evan's Head||3 mm|
Today's Weather to 4pm
|Maximum Temperature||28 C at 11:22 am||27 C at 1:49 pm|
|Minimum Temperature||20 C at 6:02 am||13 C at 4:14 am|
|Rainfall||0.0 mm||0.0 mm|
|Month to date||25 mm||35 mm|
|Average for March||130 mm||51 mm|
|Year to date||101 mm||123 mm|
|Average January to end of March||350 mm||165 mm|
The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Wednesday.