Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:59 pm EDT on Friday 5 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak low pressure trough lies over the northern inland parts of New South Wales while a high pressure system southeast of the Bight moves very slowly east strengthening a ridge along the coast. A little change in synoptic pattern is expected over the next few days.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 153 mm at Careys Peak.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 2 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 24 degrees at Wanaaring.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 12 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 35 degrees at Fowlers Gap.

A windy day across the state, with showers occurring mainly about the Mid-North Coast. Skies were sunny across inland districts.

Minimum temperatures were above average in the Northern Tablelands and Northern Rivers, tending below average in the Central West Slopes & Plains, and close to average across the rest of the state.

Maximum temperatures were generally below average across the state, tending well below average about central and southern coast and ranges.

Winds were fresh to strong south to southeasterlies along the coast and ranges, tending moderate to fresh southeasterlies across inland NSW.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Fowlers Gap 35 C Thredbo Top Station 2 C
Wilcannia Airport 35 C Perisher Valley Obs 2 C
Moree 34 C Thredbo Village 4 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 12 C Wanaaring 24 C
Perisher Valley Obs 14 C Bourke 23 C
Mount Ginini 15 C Murwillumbah 23 C
Highest Rainfall
Mooral Creek 69 mm
Taree 50 mm
Killabakh 42 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 26 C at 1:23 pm 24 C at 3:45 pm
Minimum Temperature 20 C at 9:03 am 11 C at 5:16 am
Rainfall 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 17 mm 21 mm
Average for February 118 mm 56 mm
Year to date 266 mm 127 mm
Average January to end of February 219 mm 115 mm

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