Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:51 pm EST on Sunday 20 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over southeast Australia, while a trough approaches from the west. The trough will cross the state on Monday and Tuesday as the high shifts to the Tasman Sea, but is not forecast to have any significant impact. Following this, a high pressure ridge is expected to become the dominant feature in the region during the second half of the week.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 14.0 mm at Wootton.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -9 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 11 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from -2 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 21 degrees at Casino.

Light rain was observed over Central Coast and Mid North Coast. Mostly sunny day across the western part of the state and partly cloudy conditions along the eastern half of the state.

Overnight temperatures were well below average across the state.

Daytime temperatures were mostly below average. Winds were generally light to moderate east to southeasterlies along the ranges, slopes and plain, whereas moderate to fresh south to southwesterlies were observed over coastal part of the state.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Casino 21 C Thredbo Top Station -9 C
Lismore Airport 20 C Thredbo Village -8 C
Grafton Airport 20 C Perisher Valley Obs -8 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station -2 C Lord Howe Island 11 C
Perisher Valley Obs 1 C Byron Bay 10 C
Mount Ginini 3 C Coffs Harbour Airport 10 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Nobby's Head 3.6 mm
Williamtown 1.8 mm
Norfolk Island 1.6 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 16 C at 3:38 pm 13 C at 2:41 pm
Minimum Temperature 6 C at 6:24 am -3 C at 6:13 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 23.0 mm 46.8 mm
Average for August 81.1 mm 46.2 mm
Year to date 903.0 mm 246.2 mm
Average January to end of August 909.1 mm 382.2 mm

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