Daily Weather Review

IDN10032

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough and associated cold front over northeast New South Wales will continue eastwards tonight as a low pressure centre deepens over the Tasman Sea, assisted by the presence of cold air in the upper atmosphere. This development is expected bring strengthening winds to coastal areas, possibly reaching gale-force in places. Later on Wednesday the low should move away from the coast as a high pressure ridge becomes dominant over southeast Australia.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 25 mm at Thredbo Village.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -4 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 17 degrees at Byron Bay.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from -2 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 28 degrees at Casino.

Shower and thunderstorm activity was present along the coast and ranges. Small hail was reported around Dungong in the Hunter, with hail also reported at Smoky Cape. Inland districts were fine and mostly sunny.

Minimum temperatures were generally above average across the state, tending average in the Upper Western and below average in the Riverina and Lower Western.

Maximum temperatures today were below to well below average across the state, with the exception of the Northern Rivers where temperatures were above average.

Winds were moderate to fresh westerlies about the northeast of the state, shifting fresh west to southwesterlies along the ranges and southern coastal areas, and more south to southwesterly in the far west of the state..

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Casino 28 C Thredbo Top Station -4 C
Evans Head 28 C Mount Ginini -2 C
Lismore 27 C Perisher Valley -2 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station -2 C Byron Bay 17 C
Mount Ginini 1 C Sydney Airport 15 C
Perisher Valley 1 C Yamba 15 C
Highest Rainfall
Mount George 14 mm
Tangory Mountain 10 mm
Weabonga 9 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

Maximum Temperature 18 C at 9:54 am 12 C at 12:49 pm
Minimum Temperature 14 C at 9:09 am 6 C at 9:00 am
Rainfall 1 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

Month to date 0.2 mm 1 mm
Average for September 68 mm 52 mm
Year to date 626 mm 362 mm
Average January to end of September 977 mm 435 mm

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