Thermal Comfort Observations

WBGT and Apparent Temperature for New South Wales and the ACT

Issued at 3.12 am ( ST) Sunday 30 April 2017
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Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
North Coast
Ballina Airport 03:00 am 13.1 -- 13.0 12.3 100 12.9 W 9
Cape Byron 03:00 am 15.6 -- 14.7 11.4 85 13.4 WSW 28
Casino 03:00 am 11.3 -- 10.9 10.1 95 10.2 WNW 7
Evans Head 03:00 am 16.2 -- 15.3 15.0 85 14.0 W 13
Grafton 03:00 am 13.2 -- 12.9 12.8 95 12.4 WSW 6
Lismore 03:00 am 10.7 -- 10.6 10.5 100 10.4 N 2
Midnorth Coast
Coffs Harbour 03:00 am 16.3 -- 15.2 15.0 85 13.8 SW 13
Kempsey Airport 03:00 am 11.2 -- 10.7 10.5 90 10.0 WNW 4
Port Macquarie Airport 03:00 am 13.5 -- 12.8 11.2 90 11.9 W 15
Taree Airport 03:00 am 12.4 -- 12.0 11.1 95 11.3 W 9
Hunter
Cessnock Airport 03:00 am 7.4 -- 7.3 6.7 95 7.0   Calm
Gosford 03:00 am 13.0 -- 12.2 13.0 90 11.1 W 2
Mangrove Mt 03:00 am 9.4 -- 9.3 8.8 100 9.1 WNW 2
Murrurundi Gap 03:00 am 7.2 -- 6.8 1.7 95 6.1 ESE 24
Nobbys Head 03:00 am 14.2 -- 13.7 13.4 90 12.9 WNW 9
Norah Head 03:00 am 14.6 -- 13.7 12.9 85 12.3 W 13
Scone 03:00 am 5.0 -- 4.9 3.0 95 4.6 WNW 4
Tocal 03:00 am 9.6 -- 9.5 9.5 100 9.4   Calm
Williamtown 03:00 am 11.3 -- 11.0 9.0 95 10.5 NW 13
Singleton TA Defence 03:00 am 12.6 -- 11.6 11.3 85 10.0 SW 7
Metropolitan
Badgerys Ck 03:00 am 9.4 -- 9.1 7.7 95 8.5 SSW 7
Bankstown 03:00 am 12.4 -- 11.4 12.0 85 9.8 W 2
Canterbury 03:00 am 12.4 -- 11.6 12.5 85 10.3   Calm
Holsworthy 03:00 am 11.5 -- 10.8 9.4 90 9.6 SW 11
Horsley Park 03:00 am 12.9 -- 11.4 10.2 75 9.0 SW 13
Lucas Heights 03:00 am 13.1 -- 11.6 10.9 75 9.2 SSW 11
Penrith 03:00 am 11.5 -- 5.0 7.8 5 -23.1   Calm
Richmond Airport 03:00 am 10.3 -- 10.1 10.3 95 9.8   Calm
Sydney City 03:00 am 14.7 -- 12.8  *  75 9.9    
Sydney Airport 03:00 am 14.4 -- 13.0 14.0 80 11.0 SW 4
Sydney Olympic Pk 03:00 am 12.6 -- 12.0 12.2 90 11.0 NW 4
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Illawarra
Bellambi 03:00 am 16.2 -- 14.3 13.9 75 11.6 WSW 15
Camden 03:08 am 9.4 -- 9.4 9.3 100 9.3   Calm
Moss Vale 03:00 am 5.3      *        Calm
Nowra 03:00 am 12.5 -- 12.3 10.6 95 11.9 WNW 13
Pt Perpendicular 03:00 am 17.1 -- 15.7 16.2 80 13.8 WSW 11
Wollongong Airport 03:00 am 15.8 -- 14.2 15.1 80 12.0 SSW 7
South Coast
Bega 03:00 am 8.9 -- 8.8 7.4 95 8.5 NNE 6
Braidwood 03:00 am 9.4 -- 9.0 9.0 95 8.3   Calm
Green Cape 03:00 am 15.3 -- 14.2 10.8 85 12.6 WSW 28
Merimbula Airport 03:00 am 14.9 -- 12.8 12.0 70 9.5 WSW 15
Montague Island 03:00 am 16.4 -- 14.2 13.1 70 10.9 SSW 19
Moruya Airport 03:00 am 13.0 -- 12.0 11.5 85 10.4 W 9
Ulladulla 03:00 am 15.7 -- 14.0 14.1 75 11.5 WSW 11
Northern Tablelands
Armidale Airport 03:00 am 3.7 -- 3.6 -0.2 100 3.4 E 13
Glen Innes 03:00 am 1.6 -- 1.2 -2.0 90 0.4 ESE 9
Inverell Research Centre 03:00 am 7.4 -- 6.5 6.2 85 4.8   Calm
Central Tablelands
Bathurst 03:00 am 3.3 -- 3.3 0.1 100 3.3 S 9
Mount Boyce 03:00 am 7.9 -- 7.4 7.1 90 6.7   Calm
Mudgee 03:00 am 6.4 -- 6.3 5.5 100 6.1   Calm
Nullo Mountain 03:00 am 7.8 -- 7.6 3.9 95 7.2 ESE 17
Orange 03:00 am 3.5 -- 3.5 1.3 100 3.4 SE 4
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Southern Tablelands
Bombala 03:00 am 9.2 -- 7.8 7.0 75 5.4 SSW 6
Cooma Airport 03:00 am 8.2 -- 8.0 7.6 95 7.6   Calm
Goulburn 03:00 am 2.4 -- 2.4 0.8 100 2.3   Calm
Thredbo 03:00 am 3.8      *      WSW 6
North West Slopes and Plains
Gunnedah Airport 03:00 am 4.3 -- 3.7 1.0 85 2.3 SE 9
Moree Airport 03:00 am 7.7 -- 6.6 4.8 80 4.5 ESE 9
Narrabri Airport 03:00 am 7.8 -- 6.9 5.6 85 5.3 E 6
Tamworth 03:00 am 6.4 -- 5.8 3.1 90 4.6 SSE 11
Walgett 03:00 am 8.7 -- 7.7 6.1 85 6.0 SSW 9
Central West Slopes and Plains
Condobolin 03:00 am 14.2 -- 13.3 12.8 85 12.1 SSW 11
Coonabarabran Airport 03:00 am 9.4 -- 8.5 5.9 85 7.0 SSW 15
Coonamble Airport 03:00 am 8.4 -- 8.3 5.5 95 8.0 SSW 13
Dubbo Airport 03:00 am 5.9 -- 5.7 2.3 95 5.2 ESE 13
Forbes 03:00 am 13.3 -- 12.4 12.0 85 11.2 S 9
Parkes Airport 03:00 am 8.0 -- 7.7 6.2 95 7.1 W 6
Trangie 03:00 am 6.1 -- 5.7 3.8 90 4.9 S 6
West Wyalong Airport 03:00 am 9.2 -- 8.9 7.7 95 8.3 WSW 6
South West Slopes
Albury Airport 03:00 am 7.6 -- 7.6 7.0 100 7.6   Calm
Cabramurra 03:00 am 4.6 -- 4.2 0.7 90 3.4 ESE 13
Khancoban 03:00 am 5.8 -- 5.8 4.8 100 5.8   Calm
Wagga Wagga 03:00 am 8.0 -- 7.9 6.4 100 7.8 E 6
Young 03:00 am 5.4 -- 5.4 3.2 100 5.3 S 6
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Riverina
Deniliquin Airport 03:00 am 10.1 -- 9.9 10.0 95 9.6   Calm
Griffith Airport 03:00 am 8.7 -- 8.7 8.0 100 8.6 N 2
Hay 03:00 am 11.1 -- 11.0 9.7 100 10.9 W 9
Swan Hill 03:00 am 14.4 -- 13.4 13.3 85 11.9 WSW 9
Yanco 03:00 am 10.8 -- 10.6 10.1 95 10.2 SW 4
Yarrawonga 03:00 am 8.0 -- 8.0 7.1 100 7.9 WSW 2
Upper Western
Bourke Airport 03:00 am 11.4 -- 9.5 8.4 70 6.1 S 11
Cobar 03:00 am 9.3 -- 8.4 6.8 85 6.7 S 9
Cobar Airport 03:00 am 5.8 -- 5.5 4.7 95 4.9   Calm
Tibooburra Airport 03:00 am 13.3 -- 11.1 9.1 70 7.5 SE 19
Wilcannia Airport 03:00 am 7.9 -- 7.2 5.3 90 6.0 S 9
Lower Western
Broken Hill 03:00 am 8.8 -- 7.8 7.9 85 6.1   Calm
Ivanhoe Airport 03:00 am 9.1 -- 8.8 7.0 95 8.2 SW 9
Mildura 03:00 am 15.1 -- 13.8 15.3 80 11.9 SSW 2
Islands
Lord Howe Island Airport 03:00 am 20.0 -- 18.5 18.5 80 16.8 SW 20
Norfolk Island 03:05 am 19.5 -- 17.5 15.8 75 14.9 S 28
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

ST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
ACT
Canberra Airport 03:00 am 4.1 -- 4.1 2.8 100 4.0   Calm
Tuggeranong 03:00 am 7.5 -- 7.5 6.9 100 7.4   Calm

Note: Calculation of the sun WBGT has been suppressed for this hour because the approximation used is not valid at these times.

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).

Sports Medicine Australia may also provide additional regional guidelines. 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).