Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT
Issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 27 September 2016.
A high pressure ridge over New South Wales is weakening and a strong cold front and a low preceded by a rain band will move through during Thursday and Friday. Another cold front is expected to cross the state Sunday/Monday.
Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 14.8 mm at Perisher Valley Obs.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -4 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 17 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from -1 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 27 degrees at Casino.
A dry and mostly sunny day across NSW, with patchy cloud in the eastern half of the state.
Minimum temperatures were generally close to, or slightly below, average across the state.
Maximum temperatures today were slightly below average along the coast, tending above average on the Mid-North Coast and below average across inland districts.
Winds were moderate to fresh west to southwesterlies about the ranges, Hunter, Mid-North Coast and Metropolitan region. Along the coast, winds were moderate southerly on the Illawarra and South Coast, and moderate north to northeasterlies in the Northern Rivers. Across western NSW winds were moderate southwesterlies along the western slopes, easing and tending westerly in the far western districts.
Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm
|Highest Maximum Temperatures||Lowest Minimum Temperatures|
|Casino||27 C||Thredbo Top Station||-4 C|
|Grafton Airport||27 C||Mount Ginini||-2 C|
|Grafton Research Station||27 C||Perisher Valley Obs||-2 C|
|Lowest Maximum Temperatures||Highest Minimum Temperatures|
|Thredbo Top Station||-1 C||Lord Howe Island||17 C|
|Cabramurra||2 C||Byron Bay||14 C|
|Perisher Valley Obs||2 C||Yamba||13 C|
|Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm|
|Green Cape||10.8 mm|
|Mount Ginini||6.0 mm|
Today's Weather to 4pm
|Maximum Temperature||23 C at 1:17 pm||14 C at 2:31 pm|
|Minimum Temperature||11 C at 3:47 am||3 C at 1:53 am|
|Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm||0.0 mm||1.6 mm|
|Month to date||68.2 mm||116.8 mm|
|Average for September||68.4 mm||52.0 mm|
|Year to date||1260.2 mm||590.8 mm|
|Average January to end of September||975.9 mm||434.7 mm|
The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.