Daily Weather Review

IDN10032

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:32 pm EST on Saturday 23 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system will move over southeastern Australia during today becoming the dominant influence over the new week and keeping conditions generally settled.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 47 mm at Gosford AWS.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -5 degrees at Cooma Airport to 17 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 7 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 22 degrees at Casino.

Generally fine conditions throughout the state today, with some isolated showers along the north coast bringing some small rainfall totals.

Winds have eased from that of yesterday with fresh southerly winds along most of the coast.

Maximum temperatures were generally bellow average acorss the state, with only Northern Rivers, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, Southwest Slopes, and Riverina meeting their monthly maximum.

Overnight temperatures were varied, with the hunter having a relatively warm night compared to average, as did the Northern Rivers and Northern Tablelands. While The riverina and Southwest Slopes had a chilly night of temperatures 4 degrees below average. The western districts also felt these below than average temperatures.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Casino 22 C Cooma Airport -5 C
Mungindi 22 C Thredbo Village -5 C
Lismore Airport 21 C Goulburn Airport -3 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 7 C Lord Howe Island 17 C
Perisher Valley Obs 10 C Yamba 15 C
Bombala AWS 11 C Ballina 15 C
Highest Rainfall
Port Macquarie 1 mm
Nelson Bay 0.8 mm
Norah Head 0.6 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

Maximum Temperature 19 C at 12:48 pm 15 C at 2:46 pm
Minimum Temperature 10 C at 5:42 am -3 C at 7:01 am
Rainfall 0.2 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

Month to date 109 mm 3 mm
Average for May 120 mm 44 mm
Year to date 766 mm 234 mm
Average January to end of May 596 mm 255 mm

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