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 Friday 28 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system off the southern New South Wales coast is moving slowly east, while a high south of the Bight extends a ridge into the state's west. This ridge will remain over much of the state during the following few days, promoting cool mornings and fine conditions over most inland districts, while coastal parts may see the odd shower or two. There are signs that a broad low pressure system may affect the region mid next week.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 40 mm at Green Cape.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -2 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 24 degrees at Casino.

Shower activity was confined to the southeast of the state, where highest falls were around the Snowy Mountains and South Coast.

Minimum temperatures were generally above average, tending close to average in the Mid-North Coast, Upper & Lower Western, Northwest and Central West Slopes & Plains.

Maximum temperatures were generally below average across the state. tending above average in the Northern Rivers and Mid-North Coast.

Winds were mostly moderate south to southwesterlies across the state, tending fresher southerlies along the coast south of Newcastle. Winds winds tended light to moderate east to southeasterlies about the north coast.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Casino 24 C Thredbo Top Station -2 C
Murwillumbah 24 C Mount Ginini -2 C
Lismore Airport 23 C Cabramurra 0 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 1 C Lord Howe Island 17 C
Cabramurra 5 C Byron Bay 15 C
Perisher Valley Obs 5 C Ballina 15 C
Highest Rainfall
Thredbo Top Station 5 mm
Thredbo Village 3 mm
Green Cape 3 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

Maximum Temperature 21 C at 2:23 pm 15 C at 1:38 pm
Minimum Temperature 11 C at 4:29 am 6 C at 3:53 am
Rainfall 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

Month to date 72 mm 65 mm
Average for August 81 mm 46 mm
Year to date 996 mm 401 mm
Average January to end of August 907 mm 382 mm

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