Daily Weather Review

IDN10032

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:39 pm EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move through New South Wales during Wednesday with a strong high pressure system moving east south of the Bight extending a ridge behind it. The high will move over southeastern Australia during Friday and over the Tasman Sea on Sunday. Another cold front is expected to cross the state during Monday.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 6 mm at Perisher Valley Obs.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -13 degrees at Perisher Valley Obs to 16 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from -5 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 20 degrees at Casino.

A dry and cloudy day across NSW. Along the coast cloudy conditions gave way to a mostly sunny afternoon.

Minimum temperatures last night were below average across most of the state, tending slightly above average in the Northern Rivers.

Maximum temperatures were below to well below average across the state.

Winds were moderate southwesterlies across inland NSW, tending west to northwesterly along the ranges, southeasterly along the north coast and northeasterly about the Illawarra and South Coast.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Casino 20 C Perisher Valley Obs -13 C
Grafton Research Station 20 C Cooma Airport -9 C
Murwillumbah 20 C Cooma -8 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station -5 C Lord Howe Island 16 C
Cabramurra -3 C Byron Bay 14 C
Perisher Valley Obs -3 C Ballina 14 C
Highest Rainfall
Merimbula 0.2 mm
Cooma Airport 0.2 mm
Bathurst AWS 0.2 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

Maximum Temperature 15 C at 3:11 pm 9 C at 1:58 pm
Minimum Temperature 8 C at 7:51 am -5 C at 6:40 am
Rainfall 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

Month to date nil mm 33 mm
Average for August 81 mm 46 mm
Year to date 924 mm 369 mm
Average January to end of August 907 mm 382 mm

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