You do not have a default location set
To set your location please use the search box to find your location and then click "set as my default location" on the local weather page.

Forecast

Bowral (34.4778°S, 150.4181°E, 674m AMSL) set as my default location ›

  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Possible shower 19°
    possible shower
    Chance of rain: 60%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:10am EST 6:36am EST 5:30pm EST 5:55pm EST
    NOW
    15.6° Feels Like: 7.4°
    Relative Humidity: 53%
    Dew: 6.1°
    Wind: NNE 37km/h
    Gust: NNE 37km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1011.4hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Bowral
    Now
    15.2°c
    Feels Like:
    8.1°
    Wind:
    NNE 30km/h
    Gusts:
    35km/h
    Humidity:
    49%
    Possible shower
     
    Min
    19°
    Max
    Today in Bowral
    Patchy morning fog about the highlands, then a mostly sunny day. Slight chance of a shower in the late evening, mainly about the highlands. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then turning W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.
    Tomorrow
    Windy
    Min
    Max
    Sunny. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 16.
  4. Radar

  5. Popup Radar

  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Patchy morning fog about the highlands, then a mostly sunny day. Slight chance of a shower in the late evening, mainly about the highlands. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then turning W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.

    Forecast for Bowral (34.4778°S, 150.4181°E, 674m AMSL)
      Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    Summary Possible shower Windy Frost then sunny Windy Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny
    Minimum
    Maximum 19° 11° 13° 13° 15° 16°
    Chance of rain 60% 5% 5% 10% 20% 5% 5%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - -
    Frost risk Moderate Moderate High Slight Slight High Moderate
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 16
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    31
    (km/h)
    38
    (km/h)
    28
    (km/h)
    38
    (km/h)
    34
    (km/h)
    41
    (km/h)
    32
    (km/h)
    33
    (km/h)
    16
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    24
    (km/h)
    Wind direction NNE NNE W WSW W W W W WSW SW SW WSW WNW NW
    Relative humidity 75% 42% 63% 35% 68% 49% 72% 47% 62% 30% 60% 30% 60% 30%
    Dew point 5°C 6°C -2°C -6°C 0°C 0°C 4°C 2°C 1°C -4°C -1°C -2°C 1°C -1°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Bowral Rain Forecast


    Bowral 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    18
    LOW
    19
    20
    21
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    MEDIUM
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    HIGH
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug18

    Issue Notes

    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 Indian Ocean, Western Australia, New Zealand, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 26 August to 30 August, 10 September to 14 September, and 15 September to 19 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 16 August to 20 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 25 August to 29 August, 11 September to 15 September, and 15 September to 19 September.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Bowral Rain Forecast


    Bowral 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    2019
    2020
    5
    5
    7
    6
    5
    5
    6
    4
    6
    7
    7
    7
    10
    5
    0
    1
    2 - 3
    4 - 7
    8 - 9
    10
    Well below normal
    Below normal
    Near normal
    Above normal
    Well above normal

    Issue Notes - Issued Aug 8

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Positive Sea surface temperatures (SST's) continued a cooling trend over the central Pacific during July. The Nino3.4 index lingered at about 0.5 through the month of July. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -5.6 in July, which is now in neutral territory. Current consensus suggests warmer than average SSTs will remain across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the austral spring, but well within neutral values. Although, six out of eight international models maintain a warmer than average Pacific Ocean through the remainder of 2019, none of these are reaching El Nino thresholds during the 2019/2020 summer. Moreover, the IRI ENSO forecast suggests less than 50% of another El Nino developing over the next 12 months. On the other hand, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) remains strongly positive. Six out of six international models maintain a positive event until mid-spring. The climate outlook for the four weeks left in winter and spring, favours average-to-below average rainfall across the southern half of Australia, in particular over the eastern half of the continent. During Positive IODs, central and southeastern Australia tend to see a reduction in rainfall during the end of winter and the first half of spring due to a reduction of moisture streaming from the northwest. SST's along the eastern seaboard remain significantly warmer than average (especially off NSW) maintaining a high risk of extreme weather events such as East Coast Lows (ECLs). These can bring intense periods of rainfall east of the Great Dividing Range, leading to flash flooding.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Bowral Rain Forecast


    Bowral 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    18
    LOW
    19
    20
    21
    22
    LOW
    23
    24
    25
    26
    27
    LOW
    28
    MEDIUM
    29
    LOW
    30
    31
    Sep 1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    LOW
    11
    MEDIUM
    12
    MEDIUM
    13
    HIGH
    14
    MEDIUM
    15
    LOW
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Aug18

    Issue Notes

    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 Indian Ocean, Western Australia, New Zealand, the south Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 26 August to 30 August, 10 September to 14 September, and 15 September to 19 September. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 16 August to 20 August. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 25 August to 29 August, 11 September to 15 September, and 15 September to 19 September.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Bowral Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Wednesday
    Aug 14
    -3.8 °C 14.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Thursday
    Aug 15
    -2.3 °C 13.9 °C
    0.0 mm
    Friday
    Aug 16
    2.6 °C 17.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Saturday
    Aug 17
    2.2 °C 13.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Aug 18
    1.8 °C 18 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Bowral minimum temp history (34.4778°S, 150.4181°E, 674m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 17.6° 16/08/2019 Coldest this month -3.8° 14/08/2019
    Hottest on record 22.5 16/08/2009 Coldest on record -5.4 03/08/2014
    Hottest this year 39.4° 26/01/2019 Coldest this year -3.8° 14/08/2019
    Long term average 13.4° Long term average 2.9°
    Average this month 13.6° Average this month 1.1°
    Hottest August On Record Avg. max. temp. 15.2° 2009 Coldest August on record Avg. min. temp. 1.3° 2002
    Bowral rainfall history (34.4778°S, 150.4181°E, 674m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 1.0mm 12/08/2019 Total This Month 2.8mm
    6.0 days
    Long Term Average 51.4mm 11.9 days Wettest August on record 217.8mm 2009
  15. Popup - Radar

  16. Year to Date

    Bowral Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Aug 538.1mm 117.0 day(s)
    Total For 2019 286.6mm 93.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2018 304.4mm 87.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 50.0mm Mar18
    Lowest Temperature -3.8°C Aug14
    Highest Temperature 39.4°C Jan26
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Bowral Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 26.1 24.2 22.0 18.9 15.5 12.6 11.7 13.4 16.6 19.5 22.2 24.0 18.9
    Mean Min (°C) 14.0 13.9 12.0 8.5 4.7 3.5 2.4 2.9 5.5 7.7 10.6 12.1 8.1
    Mean Rain (mm) 62.6 104.8 83.9 55.4 41.9 90.0 48.1 51.4 42.2 44.9 66.3 59.4 751.5
    Mean Rain Days 12.6 14.2 16.1 16.9 14.6 17.0 13.7 11.9 11.3 11.4 14.5 12.4 160.4