Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT
Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.
A trough and associated cold front over northeast New South Wales will continue eastwards tonight as a low pressure centre deepens over the Tasman Sea, assisted by the presence of cold air in the upper atmosphere. This development is expected bring strengthening winds to coastal areas, possibly reaching gale-force in places. Later on Wednesday the low should move away from the coast as a high pressure ridge becomes dominant over southeast Australia.
Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 25 mm at Thredbo Village.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -4 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 17 degrees at Byron Bay.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from -2 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 28 degrees at Casino.
Shower and thunderstorm activity was present along the coast and ranges. Small hail was reported around Dungong in the Hunter, with hail also reported at Smoky Cape. Inland districts were fine and mostly sunny.
Minimum temperatures were generally above average across the state, tending average in the Upper Western and below average in the Riverina and Lower Western.
Maximum temperatures today were below to well below average across the state, with the exception of the Northern Rivers where temperatures were above average.
Winds were moderate to fresh westerlies about the northeast of the state, shifting fresh west to southwesterlies along the ranges and southern coastal areas, and more south to southwesterly in the far west of the state..
Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm
|Highest Maximum Temperatures||Lowest Minimum Temperatures|
|Casino||28 C||Thredbo Top Station||-4 C|
|Evans Head||28 C||Mount Ginini||-2 C|
|Lismore||27 C||Perisher Valley||-2 C|
|Lowest Maximum Temperatures||Highest Minimum Temperatures|
|Thredbo Top Station||-2 C||Byron Bay||17 C|
|Mount Ginini||1 C||Sydney Airport||15 C|
|Perisher Valley||1 C||Yamba||15 C|
|Mount George||14 mm|
|Tangory Mountain||10 mm|
Today's Weather to 4pm
|Maximum Temperature||18 C at 9:54 am||12 C at 12:49 pm|
|Minimum Temperature||14 C at 9:09 am||6 C at 9:00 am|
|Rainfall||1 mm||0.0 mm|
|Month to date||0.2 mm||1 mm|
|Average for September||68 mm||52 mm|
|Year to date||626 mm||362 mm|
|Average January to end of September||977 mm||435 mm|
The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.