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 Thursday 30 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system over the eastern Tasman Sea is moving slowly east maintaining a ridge to northeastern New South Wales. As the ridge weakens a series of cold fronts will move through the state in the coming days with the first front reaching the southwest late today. Another strong high pressure system is expected to move over southeastern Australia in the second half of next week.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 3 mm at Yamba.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -5 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 13 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 1 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 23 degrees at Mt Seaview.

A dry day across NSW, with negligible precipitation recorded since 9am. Skies were mostly sunny in the north with high cloud streaming in from the west during the day.

Minimum temperatures last night were close to average across much of the state, tending below average in the Upper & Lower Western, Northwest and Central West Slopes & Plains, and above average in the Northern Rivers.

Maximum temperatures were generally above average across much of the state.

Winds were generally moderate northwesterlies across much of the state, freshening about the ranges, and tending light to moderate northeasterlies along the Mid-North Coast and Northern Rivers.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Mt Seaview 23 C Thredbo Top Station -5 C
Lismore Airport 22 C Armidale -3 C
Taree 22 C Coonabarabran -3 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 1 C Lord Howe Island 13 C
Perisher Valley Obs 1 C Byron Bay 12 C
Cabramurra 2 C Smoky Cape 12 C
Highest Rainfall
Griffith 0.2 mm
Sydney 0.0 mm
Sydney Airport 0.0 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

Maximum Temperature 21 C at 2:14 pm 12 C at 1:00 pm
Minimum Temperature 8 C at 5:56 am -3 C at 3:23 am
Rainfall 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

Month to date 47 mm 37 mm
Average for July 97 mm 41 mm
Year to date 924 mm 336 mm
Average January to end of July 826 mm 337 mm

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