Daily Weather Review

IDN10032

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.

Weather Situation

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
Cabramurra 6.8 mm
Mount Ginini 6.0 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

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

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

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.