New South Wales climate is broad, from the Snowy Mountains, to the sub tropical rainforests of the northern rivers to the dry heat of the bush in the north western corner of the state around Broken Hill and Tibooburra, where we come from.
New South Wales weather of the coastal area is temperate and slightly humid during the summer months, but is generally mild and is usually free from extremes of hot and cold.
The weather in the south of the state is generally hot in summer and cool in the winter, the seasons are well-defined in the south.
The hottest New South Wales Climate region is the north west part of the state, seasons are not well-defined in the north, where summers are hot and can be wet and winters are cooler and drier.
The coldest region is the Snowy Mountains where the snow and frost continues for quite long durations during the winter months.
Rainfall over the state varies quite a bit although irregular droughts and floods can occur some times.
The highest recorded maximum temperature in New South Wales was recorded at Wilcania on the 11th of January 1939, it was 50 degrees Celsius.
The lowest recorded minimum temperature in New South Wales was recorded at Charlotte Pass on the 29th of June 1994, it was minus 23 degrees Celsius.
Sydney weather in summer varies a lot from the coast to the western suburbs.
Sydney rarely gets too hot or too cold and the sea breezes keep the hot days cool around the coast, but a few kilometres west the temperature extremes are greater .
The coast can be in the mid 20 degrees Celsius range with a cool breeze, while a few miles inland it can be up to 38 degrees Celsius.
Summers are generally hot and sunny in Sydney.
The average daily maximum temperature is around 23 to 28 degrees Celsius on the coast, and around 27 to 32 degrees Celsius inland.
The average daily minimum temperature is usually in the high teens.
Winters are generally mild in Sydney.
The average daily maximum temperature is around 17 degrees Celsius.
The average daily minimum temperature is around 8 degrees Celsius.
The highest recorded maximum temperature in Sydney was on the 14th of January 1939, it was 45.3 degrees Celsius.
The lowest recorded minimum temperature in Sydney was on the 23rd of July 1943, it was minus 0.1 degrees Celsius.
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