Daily Weather Review

IDN10032

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 5:15 pm EST on Friday 29 April 2016.

Weather Situation

A strong and slow-moving high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge across northeast New South Wales. A weak trough will linger over southwest and central parts of the state during the remainder of today and Saturday. A gusty cold front will cross western and central New South Wales on Sunday, weakening over the northeast during Monday A new high pressure ridge will strengthen over New South Wales in the wake of the front.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 21 mm at Giralang.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 4 degrees at Perisher Valley Obs to 22 degrees at White Cliffs.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 9 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 32 degrees at Bourke.

Rain and thunderstorms fell across western NSW, with moderate falls recorded. A severe thunderstorm produced a 100km/h wind gust at Cobar during the afternoon.

Minimum temperatures this morning were average across much of eastern NSW, tending above average across the western inland districts and well above average in the far west of the state.

Maximum temperatures were generally above average across the state, tending average in the Northern Rivers and Riverina, and below average in the Lower Western.

Winds were light to moderate north to northeasterlies along the coast, tending generally northerly across inland districts

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Bourke 32 C Perisher Valley Obs 4 C
Tibooburra Airport 32 C Armidale 5 C
Scone 30 C Goulburn Airport 5 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 9 C White Cliffs 22 C
Perisher Valley Obs 12 C Bourke 21 C
Mount Ginini 13 C Wanaaring 21 C
Highest Rainfall (9am - 3pm)
Ivanhoe Airport 17 mm
Deniliquin 16 mm
Wilcannia Airport 11 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

Maximum Temperature 24 C at 12:42 pm 26 C at 3:12 pm
Minimum Temperature 16 C at 6:40 am 9 C at 6:47 am
Rainfall 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

Month to date 155 mm 5 mm
Average for April 129 mm 46 mm
Year to date 624 mm 163 mm
Average January to end of April 477 mm 211 mm

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