Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:52 pm EDT on Thursday 27 October 2016.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough lies over northeastern New South Wales and a high pressure system is moving over the south and the northwest. The trough will weaken during Saturday as the high moves over the Tasman Sea and strengthens a ridge to northeastern New South Wales. The next cold front is expected to cross the state on Sunday and Monday.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 14.0 mm at Tuncester (Leycester Creek).
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 2 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 19 degrees at Byron Bay.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 8 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 37 degrees at Walgett Airport.

Thunderstorms were observed over the districts of Upper Western, Northwest Slopes & Plains,Northern Tablelands,Northern Rivers, Midnorth Coast and Hunter.

Overnight temperatures were generally close or above the average.

Maximum temperatures were close or above average across pretty much all districts with the exception of the Riverina where temperatures was 2.1 degrees below the average.

Winds were moderate northwesterlies across inland NSW, tending light to moderate east to northeasterlies or southeasterlies along the coast.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Walgett Airport 37 C Thredbo Top Station 2 C
Bourke 37 C Cooma 4 C
Lismore Airport 33 C Perisher Valley Obs 4 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 8 C Byron Bay 19 C
Perisher Valley Obs 11 C Casino 19 C
Cooma Airport 12 C Tibooburra Airport 19 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Tabulam 12.2 mm
Armidale Airport 3.2 mm
Walgett Airport 0.8 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 22 C at 10:06 am 23 C at 1:39 pm
Minimum Temperature 18 C at 4:17 am 7 C at 6:13 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 25.0 mm 41.0 mm
Average for October 76.7 mm 62.4 mm
Year to date 1287.0 mm 664.2 mm
Average January to end of October 1052.5 mm 496.9 mm

The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Friday.