Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Wednesday 2 December 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough and associated cold front is moving through northeastern New South Wales, bringing unsettled weather to the northeast before the front clears the state on Thursday morning. Following the passage of the front, a high pressure system is forecast to move across southeast Australia, bringing isolated shower activity to some areas east of the Divide. By Friday this high should be centred over the Tasman Sea, promoting fine weather in most areas and bringing a gradual increase in temperatures heading into the weekend.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 72 mm at Coolatai.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -3 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 24 degrees at Mungindi.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 6 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 33 degrees at Scone.

A cool and mostly sunny day across NSW, with cloud along central and northern parts of the coast and about the Northern Tablelands. Thunderstorms developed in the northeast of the state, bringing moderate rainfalls.

Minimum temperatures were generally above average along the coast, Northern Tablelands and Northwest Slopes & Plains, tending below average in the Illawarra, South Coast and across the rest of inland NSW.

Maximum temperatures were generally below average across the state, tending close to average in the Upper Hunter, Northwest Slopes & Plains and Mid-North Coast

Winds were moderate to fresh southerlies along the coast, tending northerly in the Northern Rivers. Across inland districts, winds were moderate to fresh south to southwesterlies, tending north to northwesterly in the Northwest Slopes & Plains and Northern Tablelands.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Scone 33 C Thredbo Top Station -3 C
Gunnedah Airport 33 C Thredbo Village 1 C
Narrabri 32 C Perisher Valley Obs 1 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 6 C Mungindi 24 C
Perisher Valley Obs 10 C Scone 23 C
Cabramurra 12 C Lightning Ridge 23 C
Highest Rainfall
Killabakh 27 mm
Waukivory 26 mm
Craven 22 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 23 C at 12:11 pm 23 C at 3:21 pm
Minimum Temperature 19 C at 6:01 am 12 C at 3:20 am
Rainfall 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date nil mm 1 mm
Average for December 78 mm 54 mm
Year to date 1242 mm 512 mm
Average January to end of December 1214 mm 614 mm

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