Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:39 pm EDT on Monday 16 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the central Tasman Sea with a ridge to the west is very slowly moving east and a low pressure trough lies off the New South Wales north coast. The coastal trough will weaken during Wednesday as the high moves further east and a cold front approaches from the west. The front is expected to cross the state during Thursday and Friday.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 92.0 mm at Dorrigo.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 1 degrees at Cooma to 19 degrees at Yamba.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 15 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 32 degrees at Wilcannia Airport.

A cloudy day with showers/rain across the districts of Northern Rivers, Mid-North Coast, Northern tablelands and Northwest Slopes & Plains.

Minimum temperatures were generally close or above average across the state.

Maximum temperatures were about or above the average across the state except for Northern Rivers and Northern Tablelands.

Winds were light to moderate southeast to northeasterly, becoming fresh easterlies during the afternoon in the northeast.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Wilcannia Airport 32 C Cooma 1 C
Smithville 32 C Cooma Airport 1 C
White Cliffs 31 C Thredbo Village 1 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 15 C Yamba 19 C
Glen Innes Airport 15 C Byron Bay 18 C
Armidale Airport 16 C White Cliffs 18 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Lismore Airport 31.6 mm
Dorrigo 24.3 mm
Tabulam 17.2 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 23 C at 11:41 am 25 C at 2:52 pm
Minimum Temperature 16 C at 6:30 am 6 C at 5:39 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 0.2 mm 17.0 mm
Average for October 76.4 mm 62.4 mm
Year to date 904.6 mm 279.0 mm
Average January to end of October 1054.0 mm 497.1 mm

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