Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:45 pm EST on Monday 22 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea is maintaining a ridge towards northeast New South Wales. Meanwhile, a low pressure trough is moving into the state's west, associated with a cold front passing to the south. This trough is expected to linger over southern and western districts tonight and Tuesday, promoting unsettled weather in some areas. By mid-week the region is again expected to be dominated by a ridge of high pressure, albeit briefly, as another trough looks set to move through during in the second half of the week.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 65.0 mm at Wilcannia Airport.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 5 degrees at Thredbo Village to 21 degrees at Brewarrina.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 14 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 29 degrees at Moree.

Low cloud and fog patches persisted along the ranges and adjacent coast until early afternoon.Showers and isolated thunderstorms were observed ahead of the cold front across the western inland, low cloud was observed assolciated with the precipitations. Isolated showers and thunderstorms were also observed over central Tableland this afternoon. Dry, warm and partly cloudy condition prevailed across the rest of the state.

Overnight minimum temperatures were generally above average across the state today.The daytime maximums were above average in the east while well below the average in the west.

Winds were moderate to fresh north to northeasterly,tending south to southwesterly in far southwest behind the front.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Moree 29 C Thredbo Village 5 C
Walgett Airport 29 C Perisher Valley Obs 5 C
Brewon 29 C Thredbo Top Station 6 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 14 C Brewarrina 21 C
Perisher Valley Obs 15 C Nyngan 21 C
Cobar 17 C Collarenebri 20 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Noona 51.8 mm
Delta 48.0 mm
Cobar Airport 44.4 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 25 C at 12:13 pm 25 C at 11:41 am
Minimum Temperature 19 C at 6:38 am 12 C at 5:45 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm 6.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 10.8 mm nil mm
Average for April 127.9 mm 46.0 mm
Year to date 374.2 mm 180.2 mm
Average January to end of April 477.9 mm 210.6 mm

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