Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Daily Weather Review for NSW and ACT

Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 22 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure from a high centre in the Tasman Sea extends along the coast. The high will bring a return to hotter north to northwesterly winds ahead of the next trough expected to cross the west and south of New South Wales during Tuesday and the remainder on Wednesday.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 11.2 mm at Pilliga Post Office.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 2 degrees at Perisher Valley Obs to 22 degrees at Yamba.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 19 degrees at Thredbo Top Station to 39 degrees at Bourke.

A cloudy start to the day on and east of the ranges which lifted to a fine and partly cloudy day in the northeast of the state. Central, southern and inland areas were dry and sunny.

Overnight temperatures were about average for this time of year although inland districts were slightly cooler than average.

Daytime maxima were about average, tending slightly above average over the ranges and for inland districts. The south coast remained slightly cooler than average.

Winds were generally light to moderate east to northeasterly, tending northerly inland and northwesterly for the southern ranges during the afternoon.

Today's Weather for NSW and ACT to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Bourke 39 C Perisher Valley Obs 2 C
White Cliffs 39 C Thredbo Village 3 C
Tibooburra Airport 38 C Cooma 6 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Thredbo Top Station 19 C Yamba 22 C
Cabramurra 21 C Mungindi 22 C
Narooma 22 C Murwillumbah 22 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Norfolk Island 3.6 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm



Maximum Temperature 27 C at 1:04 pm 32 C at 3:37 pm
Minimum Temperature 20 C at 6:06 am 15 C at 11:27 pm
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary



Month to date 30.6 mm 6.8 mm
Average for January 102.5 mm 58.5 mm

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