Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:30 pm EST on Saturday 22 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is slowly drifting across southeastern Australia and developing over the Tasman Sea today. The next cold front looks set to move through most districts on Sunday, after which a new high is forecast to strengthen near Tasmania, pushing a ridge along the the New South Wales coast early in the new week.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 1.0 mm at Lowanna (Lowanna Road).
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -3 degrees at Cooma to 15 degrees at Lord Howe Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 8 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 28 degrees at Wilcannia Airport.

A dry day with high cloud slowly moving across the state. A few early frost patches about the ranges.

Daytime maximum temperatures were generally above average, particularly about the southern inland.

Overnight minimum temperatures were generally about average inland and a few degrees below average elsewhere.

Light and variable winds become moderate northwest to southwest about the southern ranges and inland. Along the coast, winds tending northeast to southeasterly.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Wilcannia Airport 28 C Cooma -3 C
Smithville 28 C Marrta 1 Marrangaroo Training -3 C
Penrith 27 C Armidale -2 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 8 C Lord Howe Island 15 C
Perisher Valley Obs 10 C Tibooburra Airport 14 C
Cabramurra 12 C Byron Bay 13 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 21 C at 11:37 am 21 C at 2:11 pm
Minimum Temperature 10 C at 5:56 am 0 C at 5:17 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 44.4 mm 37.8 mm
Average for September 67.9 mm 52.0 mm
Year to date 555.8 mm 268.6 mm
Average January to end of September 977.2 mm 434.9 mm

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