Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, Central West Slopes & Plains,
South West Slopes, Riverina, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory
Issued at 4:09 am EST on Thursday 19 July 2018.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds
are expected during Friday. Areas likely to be affected include the South West
Slopes and Australian Capital Territory forecast districts and parts of the
Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, Central West Slopes & Plains, Riverina
and Snowy Mountains forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and
sheep exposed to these conditions.
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST Thursday.
CanberraNow6.6°cFeels Like:5.6°Wind:SW 6km/hGusts:11km/hHumidity:67%-2°Min15°MaxToday in CanberraMostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h.Tomorrow0°Min11°MaxPartly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Next 48 Hours
7 Day Forecast
Today: Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Forecast for Canberra (35.282°S, 149.1286°E, 561m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum -2° 0° -3° -5° -2° 1° 0° Maximum 15° 11° 12° 12° 13° 14° 14° Chance of rain 70% 40% 10% 5% 40% 30% 20% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Low Low Low Low Low - - Frost risk Severe High Severe Severe Severe High High 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 12
Wind direction NW NW WNW W WNW WNW NW NW NW NW NNW NW WNW WNW Relative humidity 78% 37% 86% 47% 84% 43% 88% 43% 78% 38% 78% 48% 86% 43% Dew point -1°C 1°C 1°C -0°C -1°C 0°C -2°C 0°C 0°C -1°C 1°C 3°C 2°C 2°C
Sun & Moon Times
Sunrise / Sunset for Canberra (35.282°S, 149.1286°E, 561m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 6:40am EST 7:08am EST 5:11pm EST 5:39pm EST 11:21am EST Waxing crescent First quarter Jul 20 Full moon Jul 28 Last quarter Aug 05 New moon Aug 11
Canberra Rain Forecast
CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICTNIL < 25%LOW 25% to 50%MEDIUM 50% to 75%HIGH ≥ 75%Issued Jul18
The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are six main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the southwest Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean, eastern Australia, the south Pacific, and the southeast Pacific.
Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 8 August to 12 August, 12 August to 16 August, and 17 August to 21 August. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 26 July to 30 July, and 9 August to 13 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 9 August to 13 August, 15 August to 19 August, and 19 August to 23 August.
Canberra minimum temp history (35.282°S, 149.1286°E, 561m AMSL) MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE Hottest this month 18.2° 05/07/2018 Coldest this month -7.3° 16/07/2018 Hottest on record 19.7 29/07/1975 Coldest on record -10.0 11/07/1971 Hottest this year 40.6° 07/01/2018 Coldest this year -7.3° 16/07/2018 Long term average 11.4° Long term average -0.1° Average this month 13.0° Average this month -2.8° Hottest July On Record Avg. max. temp. 13.4° 2013 Coldest July on record Avg. min. temp. -3.2° 1971 Canberra rainfall history (35.282°S, 149.1286°E, 561m AMSL) RAINFALL Wettest This Month 1.4mm 07/07/2018 Total This Month 2.0mm
Long Term Average 40.9mm 11.5 days Wettest July on record 121.0mm 2013