Daily Weather Review

IDN10032

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:55 pm EDT on Saturday 1 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred to the north of New Zealand while a trough and associated cold front move over southern and central New South Wales, bringing gusty and unsettled weather to many districts. Conditions will ease considerably on Sunday as the next high pressure system extends a ridge across the state in the trough's wake, restoring generally stable weather. By Monday this high is expected to be over the Tasman Sea, bringing a return to warmer northerly winds before the next trough arrives mid-week.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 16 mm at Inverell.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 6 degrees at Orange AGI to 23 degrees at Tibooburra.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 9 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 39 degrees at Mungindi.

Storms were active about the northeastern part of the state early hours of the morning due to the upper level disturbance. Meanwhile, a mobile trough associated with a cold front to the south of the state entered the far southwestern corner of the state overnight, and crossed the central west during the morning hours. This trough also brought isolated thunderstorms in the state's far southwestern corner during the early hours of the morning. The storms then became very active during the afternoon in the Illawarra Ranges, Central Tablelands, Metro, Hunter and Northwestern Slopes and Plains as the trough approached the regions from the west, These storms brought damaging wind gusts, especially in the Metro region, with the highest wind gusts exceeding 95km/h at Penrith and Homebush.

Minimum temperatures were generally above average across the state. Maximum temperatures were above to well above average in the state's Central North, and Northeast ahead of the trough, and below average in the state's West behind of the trough.

Winds were strong northwesterly in the state's east ahead of the trough, reaching damaging winds at times during the morning hours in the Alpine districts and some parts of ACT and Southern Tablelands, tending fresh to strong southwesterly in the west behind of the trough. Occasional damaging wind gusts were also observed in some parts of Central Tablelands, Hunter, and Metropolitan areas with storms.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Mungindi 39 C Orange AGI 6 C
Taree 38 C Cooma 7 C
Williamtown 38 C Quirindi 9 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 9 C Tibooburra 23 C
Perisher Valley 12 C Murwillumbah 23 C
Mount Ginini 13 C Tibooburra Airport 23 C
Highest Rainfall
Perisher Valley 26 mm
Thredbo Top Station 18 mm
Cabramurra 13 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm

Sydney

Canberra

Maximum Temperature 37 C at 1:37 pm 27 C at 12:36 pm
Minimum Temperature 21 C at 12:06 am 15 C at 11:57 pm
Rainfall 0.0 mm 0.2 mm

Rainfall Summary

Sydney

Canberra

Month to date 0.0 mm nil mm
Average for November 84 mm 64 mm
Year to date 763 mm 442 mm
Average January to end of November 1138 mm 562 mm

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