Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:35 pm EDT on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over the Tasman Sea. A weak inland trough is creating unstable daytime conditions inland. A southerly change moved through the south coast to the Illawarra.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 13.6 mm at Moonan Flat (High St).
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 8 degrees at Perisher Valley Obs to 27 degrees at Coonamble Airport.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 18 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 42 degrees at Walgett Airport.

Hotter than average conditions both during the day and overnight, with the exception of the south coast where maximum temperatures were lower due to the movement of the southerly change.

Winds were moderate to fresh northeasterly along the north and central coast, southerly in the south coast. Across inland areas, winds were light to moderate west to northwesterly.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Walgett Airport 42 C Perisher Valley Obs 8 C
Bourke 42 C Thredbo Village 9 C
White Cliffs 42 C Bombala AWS 10 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 18 C Coonamble Airport 27 C
Perisher Valley Obs 20 C Brewarrina 27 C
Cabramurra 22 C Walgett Airport 26 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Portable Rfsnsw05 3.8 mm
Nullo Mountain 3.0 mm
Montague Island 1.8 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 29 C at 12:00 pm 33 C at 4:00 pm
Minimum Temperature 21 C at 3:48 am 14 C at 4:56 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 1.4 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 29.2 mm 75.2 mm
Average for December 77.6 mm 53.2 mm
Year to date 1057.6 mm 466.0 mm
Average January to end of December 1215.7 mm 615.4 mm

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