Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:52 pm EST on Monday 25 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system over the Tasman Sea is bringing large surf as well as windy, cool and wet weather to parts of the east. This low is expected to linger offshore, gradually weakening and moving a little further north during Tuesday and Wednesday, before moving away to the east mid-week as a trough skims the south of the state. Meanwhile, a high pressure system near Tasmania extends a ridge across the state's west.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 29.4 mm at Careys Peak (Barrington Tops).
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -2 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 19 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 2 degrees at Perisher Valley Obs to degrees at .

Cloudy with showers over the eastern part of the state except the northern area, showers at times along the Central Coast and Mid North Coast. Mostly sunny in the west.

Minimum temperatures were generally 2-5 degrees above the average along the coastal region except the northern area, but 1-6 degrees below the average elsewhere.

Maximum temperatures were 2-7 C below the average throughout the state apart from the far northeast which were close to the average.

Winds were generally south to southwesterly, and were strong and gusty near the coast.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
C Thredbo Top Station -2 C
Casino 24 C Goulburn Airport -1 C
Grafton Airport 24 C Tumbarumba -1 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Perisher Valley Obs 2 C Lord Howe Island 19 C
Mount Ginini 4 C Wanaaring 15 C
Thredbo Village 5 C Coffs Harbour Airport 15 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Norah Head 17.2 mm
Wallsend 11.0 mm
Williamtown 9.0 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 16 C at 2:08 pm 14 C at 11:53 am
Minimum Temperature 13 C at 6:14 am 4 C at 12:18 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.2 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 59.6 mm 26.6 mm
Average for May 117.4 mm 44.4 mm
Year to date 760.6 mm 294.0 mm
Average January to end of May 594.7 mm 255.4 mm

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