Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:35 pm EDT on Tuesday 13 October 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough lies over northeastern New South Wales while a high pressure system near Tasmania extends a ridge along the south and and central coasts. The trough will move west and weaken during Wednesday as the high moves over the southern Tasman Sea strengthening the ridge to the northwest. The next cold trough is expected to move over the state from the west on Friday.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 33 mm at Tabulam.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 1 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 20 degrees at Mungindi.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 11 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 35 degrees at Walgett Airport.

Showers and thunderstorms occurred across northeastern NSW today, with heavy rainfall occurring in the Northern Rivers. Skies were cloudy along the coast, whilst it was sunny across inland NSW.

Minimum temperatures were generally above to well above average across the state, tending close to average in the Northern Rivers, Southwest Slopes and Upper Western, with temperatures below average in the Riverina and Lower Western.

Maximum temperatures above average in the Northern Rivers, Mid-North Coast, Northern Tablelands, and along the western slopes. Temperatures were below average in the Illawarra and Metropolitan, whilst the rest of the state remained close to average.

Winds were light to moderate southeasterlies along the coast, tending light easterlies on the ranges. Across inland districts, winds were mostly light and variable.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Walgett Airport 35 C Thredbo Top Station 1 C
Lightning Ridge 34 C Perisher Valley Obs 2 C
Moree 33 C Young 4 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 11 C Mungindi 20 C
Mount Ginini 11 C Nobby's Head 20 C
High Range 13 C Lord Howe Island 20 C
Highest Rainfall
Brays Creek (Misty Mountain) 45 mm
Tabulam Muirne 34 mm
Girralong 27 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 20 C at 3:19 pm 21 C at 3:11 pm
Minimum Temperature 17 C at 7:13 am 11 C at 6:46 am
Rainfall 1 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 5 mm 9 mm
Average for October 77 mm 62 mm
Year to date 1081 mm 425 mm
Average January to end of October 1052 mm 497 mm

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