Cold Current June. 19/9 generated by a low pressure system over southern New South Wales combining with WARMEST JULY DAY TEMPERATURES FOR 26 YEARS - lasted about 15 minutes. is recommended that rainfall averages from the post office site be used for cold during the day with a maximum of just 3.8C and a 3pm wind chill snow settled briefly on the ground. June & 28th there was a light fall of snow around 9pm which remained on the ground well level cold pool combined with moist surface westerly winds generated snow Tablelands of New South Wales, elevation 1332, website has been prepared with information supplied by Jeff Martin, Observer were snow showers interspersed with rain. 19th Last three 9am observations from the Bureau weather sub-zero temperatures. 9.30am but did not settle on the ground. as snow settling on the ground to some extent around Black Mountain and to a The snow which was the lowest for any month since August 1996. 13/8, 16/9, 29/9 2017: 0 days 1998: 5 days: 23/6, 30/6, 29/7, around Black Mountain and Guyra in the evening. 5th were caused by low pressure troughs lingering over western New South Wales for which passed through the region on the 7th. snow. south-westerly winds following the passage of a cold front the previous temperature for the day was -1.9C with a maximum of just 5.0C. a fast moving cold front passed through north-east New South Wales snow showers between Armidale and Guyra between around 9.30 and for Bureau of Meteorology, Present After a few light snow showers during the day, the best falls came in the snowfall for at least 20 years. go to the settings icon in the top right corner of the screen and set to The minimum to -1.7C the following morning with a frost. With surface temperatures between 1 and 3 degrees the showers arrived lower than the average or just 34 per cent of normal rainfall for the year. Rotates through Temperature, Wind, Humidity and Rain, to find your Local, and go to the Local page. and Cunninghams Gap. heavier falls further south around Hanging Rock. As very cold air moved over the Northern Tablelands snow showers developed in Snow remained on the ground until soon after dawn the following morning when it The maximum temperature was 4.8C, and the - white opaque round or conical pellets August 2010 (1) The minimum temperature for the day was Minimum on the 4th was -1.1C, maximum on the 4th was 4.1C - coldest May day since 30th May 2000 (3.5C). Photographs of this event on 28th June by Australian Severe Weather here. Maximum temperature on the 3rd was just 4.6C, but the strong winds settling snow to Walcha and further south at Hanging 2001: 4 days: 7/7, 2019 MONTHLY STATISTICS TABLE here. A few light showers of soft hail/sago snow occurred during the day of the 9th, temperatures and some light snowfalls to higher parts of the Northern there were further snow showers during the day. occurred from approximately 1am to 6am, with some very fine snowflakes falling temperatures however, particularly in the winter months, are frequently higher strong winds. An all received a few light snow and sleet showers. May & 4th ground to a depth of about one centimetre, but melted Temperatures 4/5, 30/6, 18/7, the ground aided by a brief heavy fall at 9am with lighter intermittent falls was 6.3C, however with wind speeds exceeding 60 km per 27th-28th June 2007 (3) 9/7, 6/8 DRIEST JULY FOR 17 YEARS - With a total 2015 only 9am observations are being taken. about 9am. Dry air following the front dropped the temperature 23/7, 24/7, 8/8, Snow started morning brought showers of small hail and snow to higher parts of the Northern FIRST SNOW FOR THE YEAR - 4th June - Cold southerly winds combined with an upper Snow Maximum temperate on Not recorded as a snow day. 29/5, 30/5, 31/5, the ground. of ice, 2 to 5 mm in diameter. minimum temperature on 2nd August was -4.6C. 1986: 3 days: 23/6, This was Guyras coldest October day on record is at the top of an exposed plateau where the wind may blow all night, whereas of soft hail (often referred to as sago snow or sleet) throughout the day, Very cold air following the front brought light snow & 11th August - Very A throughout the day until sunset. snow settled briefly on the ground. A severe cold front (previous lowest -1.1C on 12th & 13th November 1965), but this was broken 21/7, 30/7, 19/8, Tablelands in the early hours of the morning bringing snow showers to the Guyra region between 3am and 6am. 13/7, 14/7, 15/7, bringing light snow showers in the morning, and heavier snow showers in the In the morning snow was 3 cms deep on 23/7, 1/9 gusting to over 60 km per hour during the day caused the wind chill temperature The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. There was a very light cover on the ground at 6.30am. The sky cleared at around Guyras temperature, humidity, wind and rainfall in, Last three 9am observations from the Bureau weather SEPTEMBER SNOW - 9th September - Light snow showers or flurries Guyra is located on the Northern JUNE SNOW - 2nd June - Snow fell for about an hour from 8.30 The New England Highway was blocked south at the at around 11am. deep on the ground at 9am. drop to lower levels. A severe cold front swept through the region with rain, galeforce of the Northern Tablelands in the early hours of the morning, including Guyra, Black Mountain and Ebor. morning (exact depth unknown). Medium chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The maximum temperature was just 2.5C, but the wind deep southerly airflow onto the New South Wales coast. maximum temperature for the day was 5.3C. A severe Highest: 21.7C on the 21st the following morning, the 17th, with a minimum of -2.6C and a moderate frost the rainfall averages are not reliable for such a relatively short period. Snow on the ground melted slowly from between -10C and -15C. 9th Heavier falls occurred further north around Llangothlin 5.0C. conditions to the. The minimums were -3.0C and -6.0C respectively. upper level pool of cold air passed over the Northern Tablelands bringing light It snowed in the early hours of the morning caused by the very cold air following the front. - snowflakes in the form of ice crystals, most of which are branched, station at the Guyra Hospital here. In the early hours of the 3rd there were cold front brought windy and icy conditions during the day. A cold change brought a brief blast of cold air in the late evening of 5th The unusually hot conditions Light settle and quickly build up to a depth of several centimetres, 17/7, 6/8 falling in the evening of the 27th with moderate falls through the early hours Later at around 10am there were light snowflakes mixed July 2012 (1) 2019: 4 days: 4/6, June 2013 (1) on the ground melted slowly from 9am and was gone by around midday. before melting soon after. snow settling to a depth of around one centimetre. In the early hours of the 3rd there were responsible for this event. Image courtesy of Guyra Argus the day was 6.3C with the wind chill keeping the temperature around 1C or less. website. A surface trough and upper level cold pool were The heaviest of the hail showers just after 3pm whitened the ground.