Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT
Issued at 4:31 pm EST on Wednesday 23 April 2014.
A broad low pressure trough lies across New South Wales. The trough will move to the northeast during Thursday a weaken as a cold front crosses the Tasman Sea and a high pressure system moves east south of the Bight extending a ridge behind the front. This high will move over the Tasman Sea on Friday and the ridge across the state will weaken. The next front/trough system is expected to move through the state on Saturday.
Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 17 mm at Charlotte Pass.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 1 degrees at Orange to 19 degrees at Smoky Cape.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 6 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 33 degrees at Tibooburra Airport.
A high pressure system over New South Wales has brought mostly sunny conditions over most of the state today, apart from some cloud in the northeast and along the Victorian border. Shower activity was confined mainly to the southeast of the sate, about the higher elevations, however thunderstorms were observed on the Mid-North Coast near Coffs Harbour and Taree during the afternoon.
Minimum temperatures were below below average in the Illawarra, Hunter, Metropolitan, Northern Rivers, Central Tablelands and Central West Slopes & Plains, tending average in the Upper & Lower Western, and above average across the rest of the state.
Maximum temperatures were generally above average across the state, tending average in the Southern Tablelands, Southwest Slopes and Riverina.
Winds were generally light to moderate northwesterlies over land and north to northeasterly over coastal areas.
Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm
|Highest Maximum Temperatures||Lowest Minimum Temperatures|
|Tibooburra Airport||33 C||Orange||1 C|
|Wanaaring||33 C||Mudgee||1 C|
|Walgett||32 C||Charlotte Pass||1 C|
|Lowest Maximum Temperatures||Highest Minimum Temperatures|
|Thredbo Top Station||6 C||Smoky Cape||19 C|
|Cabramurra||9 C||Byron Bay||18 C|
|Perisher Valley||9 C||Yamba||18 C|
|Mount Ginini||2 mm|
Today's Weather to 4pm
|Maximum Temperature||26 C at 1:51 pm||21 C at 3:34 pm|
|Minimum Temperature||13 C at 6:27 am||6 C at 6:39 am|
|Rainfall||0.0 mm||0.0 mm|
|Month to date||78 mm||60 mm|
|Average for April||127 mm||46 mm|
|Year to date||256 mm||237 mm|
|Average January to end of April||477 mm||211 mm|
The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Thursday.