Thermal Comfort Observations

WBGT and Apparent Temperature for New South Wales and the ACT

Issued at 10.42 am (EST) Monday 20 May 2024
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Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
North Coast
Ballina Airport 10:30 am 17.9 17.9 13.6 12.9 45 6.4 SW 22
Cape Byron 10:30 am 17.0 17.5 13.2 11.4 50 7.1 E 26
Casino 10:30 am 17.5 18.7 14.5 15.9 60 10.1 WNW 9
Evans Head 10:30 am 17.8 18.0 13.7 14.7 50 7.2 SW 13
Grafton 10:30 am 16.6 18.0 13.7 14.4 60 9.3 W 11
Lismore 10:30 am 18.3 18.2 13.9 15.1 45 6.8 SSW 13
Midnorth Coast
Coffs Harbour 10:30 am 18.5 17.9 13.5 13.2 40 5.0 SW 22
Kempsey Airport 10:30 am 17.8 18.6 14.4 15.6 55 9.2 WNW 11
Port Macquarie Airport 10:30 am 17.6 17.9 13.6 13.7 50 7.1 W 17
Taree Airport 10:30 am 16.9 17.3 13.0 12.3 50 6.4 W 20
Hunter
Cessnock Airport 10:30 am 15.8 16.4 12.0 11.5 50 5.4 WNW 17
Gosford 10:30 am 15.6 16.3 11.9 12.5 50 5.5 W 11
Mangrove Mt 10:30 am 13.8 15.2 10.6 10.9 55 4.9 W 9
Murrurundi Gap 10:30 am 10.3 12.4 7.3 5.3 55 1.4 ESE 17
Nobbys Head 10:30 am 15.9 16.5 12.1 11.3 50 5.5 WSW 19
Norah Head 10:30 am 15.7 16.8 12.4 12.5 55 7.0 SW 13
Scone 10:30 am 13.4 14.6 10.0 11.6 50 3.5 E 2
Tocal 10:30 am 15.5 16.4 12.0 11.0 55 6.0 W 19
Williamtown 10:30 am 15.0 16.1 11.6 9.9 55 5.8 WNW 22
Singleton TA (Defence) 10:30 am 14.0 15.3 10.8 11.1 55 4.9 WNW 9
Metropolitan
Badgerys Ck 10:30 am 16.2 16.7 12.3 11.4 50 5.5 SSW 20
Bankstown 10:30 am 15.9 16.5 12.1 12.0 50 5.5 SW 15
Canterbury 10:30 am 16.4 16.9 12.5 12.3 50 6.0 SW 17
Holsworthy 10:30 am 15.2 16.3 11.9 11.9 55 6.2 SW 13
Holsworthy (Defence) 10:30 am 15.1 16.4 11.9 12.6 55 6.7 WSW 9
Horsley Park 10:30 am 15.6 16.2 11.7 11.2 50 4.9 SSW 17
Lucas Heights 10:30 am 14.7 15.7 11.2 10.7 55 5.1 SSW 15
Penrith 10:30 am 16.5 17.1 12.8 14.0 50 6.6 SW 9
Richmond Airport 10:30 am 14.0 16.3 11.9 12.9 70 8.6 W 4
Sydney Observatory Hill 10:30 am 17.8 18.1 13.8  *  50 7.5    
Sydney Airport 10:30 am 16.5 17.8 13.6 11.7 60 9.0 SSW 24
Sydney Olympic Pk 10:30 am 15.7 16.8 12.4 13.3 55 7.0 SSW 9
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Illawarra
Bellambi 10:30 am 16.6 17.4 13.1 11.0 55 7.3 SW 26
Camden 10:30 am 16.4 16.6 12.2 12.0 45 4.8 SW 17
Jervis Bay Airfield (Defence) 10:30 am 15.9 17.1 12.8 10.0 60 7.7 SSW 28
Moss Vale 10:30 am 10.2 13.2 8.3 4.1 70 5.0 S 26
Nowra 10:30 am 16.3 17.1 12.8 11.0 55 7.0 SSW 24
Pt Perpendicular 10:30 am 14.9 16.7 12.4 10.4 65 8.4 SSW 22
Wollongong Airport 10:30 am 16.5 17.6 13.3 12.5 60 8.2 WSW 19
South Coast
Bega 10:30 am 16.3 17.3 13.0 11.6 55 7.8 SW 22
Braidwood 10:30 am 11.0 13.6 8.8 6.1 65 4.9 S 20
Green Cape 10:30 am 14.4 17.1 12.9 8.0 80 10.6 WSW 35
Merimbula Airport 10:30 am 16.4 17.7 13.5 13.3 60 8.9 SW 15
Montague Island 10:30 am 15.6 16.9 12.6  *  60 7.6    
Moruya Airport 10:30 am 16.7 17.2 12.9 12.1 50 6.5 SSW 20
Ulladulla 10:30 am 16.0      *      SW 19
Northern Tablelands
Armidale Airport 10:30 am 10.6 12.5 7.3 7.4 50 0.9 E 7
Glen Innes 10:30 am 12.8 13.6 8.5 9.1 40 0.2 SSE 9
Inverell Research Centre 10:30 am 15.3 15.6 10.9 12.1 45 2.8 SE 9
Central Tablelands
Bathurst 10:30 am 7.0 10.7 5.4 3.6 70 2.1 WSW 9
Marrangaroo (Defence) 10:30 am 10.1 12.1 6.9 6.5 50 0.4 SE 9
Mount Boyce 10:30 am 8.6 11.3 5.9 4.6 55 0.6 SSW 11
Mudgee 10:30 am 11.5 13.5 8.7 9.7 60 3.5 WSW 2
Nullo Mountain 10:30 am 8.3 11.0 5.5 4.2 55 -0.4 SE 11
Orange 10:30 am 9.1 12.0 6.8 5.4 65 2.4 SSE 11
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Southern Tablelands
Bombala 10:30 am 9.3      *      W 13
Cooma Airport 10:30 am 8.8 12.1 7.0 3.3 70 3.8 S 22
Goulburn 10:30 am 11.4 13.5 8.7 7.9 60 3.7 S 11
Thredbo 10:30 am 0.1 6.2 -0.2 -3.7 95 -0.9 E 9
North West Slopes and Plains
Gunnedah Airport 10:30 am 13.4 14.4 9.6 8.9 45 2.3 SE 15
Moree Airport 10:30 am 13.1 14.5 9.8 9.6 50 3.5 WSW 11
Narrabri Airport 10:30 am 13.0 14.1 9.4 8.9 50 2.3 S 13
Tamworth 10:30 am 12.1 14.4 9.7 9.9 65 5.5 ESE 6
Walgett 10:30 am 14.0 15.7 11.2 7.9 60 6.4 S 28
Central West Slopes and Plains
Condobolin 10:30 am 12.4 15.3 10.9 10.4 75 8.5 SW 9
Coonabarabran Airport 10:30 am 11.0 13.2 8.3 6.7 60 3.3 SSW 15
Coonamble Airport 10:30 am 13.2 15.5 11.0 8.0 70 7.4 S 24
Dubbo Airport 10:30 am 12.7 14.9 10.3 9.8 65 6.3 S 11
Forbes 10:30 am 12.2 15.0 10.6 11.0 75 7.9 SW 4
Parkes Airport 10:30 am 12.8 15.1 10.6 9.6 65 6.8 SSW 13
Trangie 10:30 am 12.4 14.9 10.4 9.3 70 7.1 SSW 13
West Wyalong Airport 10:30 am 13.9 15.5 11.0 11.3 60 6.0 SSE 9
South West Slopes
Albury Airport 10:30 am 12.1 14.7 10.2 10.2 70 6.8 SE 6
Cabramurra 10:30 am 5.1 9.3 3.5 -0.1 70 0.1 SE 17
Khancoban 10:30 am 10.1 12.4 7.4 7.6 55 1.7 N 4
Wagga Wagga 10:30 am 12.5 15.0 10.5 10.1 70 7.0 E 9
Young 10:30 am 11.5 14.1 9.4 9.4 70 5.8 S 6
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Riverina
Deniliquin Airport 10:30 am 14.0 16.1 11.7 9.9 65 8.0 S 19
Griffith Airport 10:41 am 12.1 15.5 11.1 9.2 85 9.5 S 15
Hay 10:30 am 13.4 16.1 11.7 9.4 75 9.1 S 20
Kapooka (Defence) 10:30 am 13.0 15.6 11.1 12.2 70 8.1 W 2
Swan Hill 10:30 am 13.8 16.0 11.6 10.5 70 8.0 S 15
Yanco 10:30 am 12.9 15.8 11.5 10.3 80 9.2 S 13
Yarrawonga 10:30 am 11.2 15.5 11.2 10.4 100 11.2 S 6
Upper Western
Bourke Airport 10:30 am 14.4 15.9 11.5 11.5 60 6.5 SSW 11
Cobar 10:30 am 12.7 15.3 10.8 9.0 70 7.8 S 17
Cobar Airport 10:30 am 12.1 14.8 10.3 8.2 70 7.2 SSW 17
Tibooburra Airport 10:30 am 14.3 15.7 11.2 9.2 55 5.9 SSE 22
Wilcannia Airport 10:30 am 14.7 16.9 12.7 10.8 70 9.5 SSW 20
Lower Western
Broken Hill 10:30 am 11.5 15.2 10.8 7.3 90 9.8 SSW 22
Ivanhoe Airport 10:30 am 14.4 16.7 12.4 10.6 70 9.2 SSW 19
Mildura 10:30 am 13.5 16.5 12.2 10.8 80 10.3 S 15
Islands
Lord Howe Island Airport 10:30 am 19.3 20.9 16.7 16.2 70 13.3 SW 22
Norfolk Island 10:30 am 20.9 23.0 18.7 18.4 75 16.1 W 24
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

EST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
ACT
Canberra Airport 10:30 am 9.9 12.6 7.6 7.1 65 3.2 W 7
Tuggeranong 10:30 am 11.7 13.6 8.7 6.4 55 3.2 S 20

The shade WBGT is calculated for an environment shaded from direct (and strong reflected) solar radiation and where surfaces are not significantly hotter or colder than the indicated air temperature.

* The calculation of AT requires an observation of temperature, humidity, and wind. If any of these are unavailable, the AT field is left blank.

The WBGT values displayed here should be used in conjunction with guidelines provided by Sports Medicine Australia (SMA).

The AT values displayed here are the Steadman Apparent Temperatures measured in the shade. The Apparent Temperature is an estimation of what the temperature "feels like" to an appropriately dressed adult. Direct exposure to the afternoon sun would add as much as 8C to the AT.

Further information About Thermal Comfort Observations including Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) and Apparent Temperature (AT).