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The 2015/16 El Nino has ended but it will still take a little while for some of its impacts to wane across parts of the continent with no worthwhile rainfall expected in Sydney over the next week. Temperatures are on a slow downward trend as a series of cold fronts... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at ABC New South Wales
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Today's heat was Summer like with the Airport reaching 28.7 and Bankstown 28.3 with both 8 degrees above the May average. Looking at the forecast and the forecast models this is expected to be the last of the ridiculously warm May weather with temperatures dropping in the coming days although... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at ABC New South Wales
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A light onshore wind could bring enough moisture to trigger some low cloud about Sydney on Saturday but it wont be enough to inhibit a continuation of mild temperatures. By Sunday skies should be clear apart from some areas of high cloud and temperatures begin to rise as winds tend... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ABC New South Wales
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Bushfire hazard reduction burns has reduced air quality today with parts of western Sydney recording very poor air quality with Air Quality tomorrow also forecast to be POOR. Poor air quality may continue through the weekend as hazard reduction burns continue and light winds and cool temperatures overnight trap smoke... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ABC New South Wales
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A high pressure belt sitting over the state is not expected to make any significant shift in strength or location over the next 3 days. As a result there is very little change forecast in temperatures or weather conditions apart from a possibility of a bit more cloud around Saturday... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ABC New South Wales
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Sydney city recorded a top of 28.2 today, the hottest day so far this month and 9 degrees above ave which currently sits at 24.4, which is 4.9 degrees warmer than normal. Sydney airport reached 28.9 and only 1.1 degree short of the record of 30.0 set on 13th May... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ABC New South Wales
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The weekend forecast is for mostly cloudy conditions which will trap daytime warmth in keeping overnight minimums almost summer like. Any rainfall across Sydney is expected to be fairly patchy and light with most accumulated falls less than 10mm and some suburbs potentially remaining mostly dry. Daytime temperatures are still... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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A couple of troughs will cross the state over the next 2 days and be followed by a cold front on Sunday with cloud and rainfall developing as a result. Friday will remain dry although cloud will increase through the day but it is expected to remain dry with northerly... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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Rainfall - The chance of above median for May to July The Bureau of Meteorology issued the latest 3 month Climate Outlook today and it suggests a definite shift from the recent dry conditions to more regular and potentially widespread above median falls across most of the non tropical areas... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at The Weather Man
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The above average temperatures roll on across Sydney with cloudier conditions and some prospect of rainfall Saturday and Sunday mornings not enough to cool conditions. Thursday will be warm and sunny with cloud increasing on Friday ahead of overnight rain but despite the cloud temperatures will remain well above average.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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UWS Hawkesbury Campus at Richmond commenced recording in 1881 and the warmest day in May on record is 28.6 on the 11th May 1965. Sundays forecast maximum is 29 with 28 Monday and 30 Tuesday. Observatory Hill in the City has records extending back to 1858 and the warmest day... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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April has been a warm month for Sydney actually the entire state and for the most part the vast majority of the nation. Minimums temperatures are currently running between 1.8 to 2.8 degrees above the April average. Maximums are also well above average sitting between 1.1 and 2.9 warmer than... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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Saturday has a good chance of showers across much of Sydney although the further away from the coast you are the more isolated and lighter they will be. Sunday morning will see some more isolated showers but they should be mostly coastal and will generally clear by the afternoon. Over... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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Ahead of a cool change temperatures should peak around the mid 20's but behind the southerly it will become cooler with tops in the low 20's across the weekend. The cooler temperatures do not last though as a strong and large high builds and by Monday and Tuesday a warming... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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Temperatures will drop across Sydney from Friday as a cooler southerly air flow develops but temperatures are really only forecast to fall to close to average and will warm in the new week. Rainfall behind the change will be most widespread and heaviest on Friday but even then most falls... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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Every State and Territory is experiencing widespread areas of above average maximum and minimum temperatures so far this April and the current forecast models looking out to the end of the month are offering no expectation of a significant cold outbreak developing until perhaps the last 2 days of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at The Weather Man
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The cloudy conditions experienced in the last two days will mostly clear overnight with another burst of above average April temperatures and sunny conditions. Rainfall in the past two days have been very patchy and mostly light and although cloud and showery conditions return next weekend any potential for good... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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A southerly change will move through Sydney overnight Saturday but ahead of it the day will be fairly sunny and mild to warm with mostly light winds. Behind the change on Sunday the day will be cloudy with showers increasing and possible thunderstorms especially closer to the coast but should... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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The only parts of Sydney recording more than 25% of the monthly average rainfall are the city 111% and the airport 28%. Maximum and minimum temperatures are also well above the April average with both around 2 to 3 degrees warmer than normal. Friday and Saturday will follow a drier... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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Temperatures will be well above average across Sydney on Saturday as winds tend northerly ahead of a southerly change later in the evening. Sunday will be a much cloudier day and cooler although forecast maximums will generally be close to average. Despite the cloud cover there is little depth to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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Yesterday I mentioned a couple of sunny Autumn days but maximums are really a lot more like Summer than mid Autumn reaching 31 Fri, 32 Sat and 34 Tue and Wed in Penrith. There will be a milder change move through overnight Saturday but this will only drop temperatures to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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A low well south of Sydney is triggering some cloud and very isolated showers about parts of Sydney but these are expected to clear overnight to a dry and mostly sunny day. High humidity and light winds overnight may lead to some early fogs especially in the west but they... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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Rain will clear Sydney overnight with a dry although partly cloudy morning with showers returning in the afternoon as a southerly change moves in. By Thursday any showers will have contracted to the coast and will clear the coastal fringe during the early morning with a mostly sunny day to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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The potential for widespread showers and some thunderstorms increases on Tuesday as an upper trough moves towards the west of the state and deepens a surface e trough in the east. Up till now showers have tended to be quite patchy but during Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon they should be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2016 at ABC New South Wales
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Cloudy conditions helped produce some very light an isolated showers with none of the official gauges across Sydney recording any rainfall with measurements starting at 0.2mm . Tomorrow will be similar although there will be considerably longer periods of sunshine with a mostly dry day . By Sunday the potential... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at ABC New South Wales