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Sydney Forecast


Issued at: 15:55:32 EST on 2012 May 11

Today
City CentreClear.
ParramattaClear.
PenrithClear.7/22°C
Saturday
City CentreMostly sunny.12/20°C
ParramattaSunny.10/20°C
PenrithSunny.11/20°C
Sunday
City CentreSunny.10/19°C
ParramattaSunny.7/19°C
PenrithSunny.8/19°C
Monday
City CentrePartly cloudy.11/18°C
ParramattaMostly sunny.8/18°C
PenrithSunny.8/18°C
Tuesday
City CentrePartly cloudy.10/20°C
ParramattaPartly cloudy.7/20°C
PenrithPartly cloudy.7/20°C
Wednesday
City CentrePartly cloudy.12/20°C
ParramattaPartly cloudy.8/20°C
PenrithPartly cloudy.8/21°C
Thursday
City CentreMostly sunny.10/21°C
ParramattaMostly sunny.7/21°C
PenrithMostly sunny.7/22°C
Friday
City CentreMostly sunny.10/23°C
ParramattaMostly sunny.7/22°C
PenrithMostly sunny.7/22°C

Source: The Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Sydney weather
monthly average figures
month Jan Apr Jul Oct
°C max 26 22 16 22
°C min 18 14 8 13
sun hrs 7 6 6 7
rain mm 90 135 117 71
Note: For °F hover the underlined numbers with the mouse pointer.

Wind speed description
Description Speed
Light <19km/h
Moderate 20-30km/h
Fresh 31-39km/h
Strong 40-61km/h
Gale 62-87km/h
Storm 88-102km/h
Hurricane >103km/h
Note: Wind speed in knots is approximately half the km/h figure (1km/h = 0.54kts).
03 September
1899 - Frank Macfarlane Burnet, biologist and Nobel Prize winner was born in Traralgon, Victoria.

1901 - the Flag of Australia and Australian Red Ensign are adopted by the Government of Australia as official flags, following a national design competition. The flag first flown from the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

1939 - Australia follows Britain and declares war on Germany.

1996 - Australian National Flag Day was proclaimed to commemorate the first flying of the Australian flag.
Australian slang
  • crook sick, badly made, thief
  • big smoke large city
  • hoon hooligan
  • crack a fat get an erection
  • blow in the bag have a police breath test
  • exy expensive
  • mongrel despicable person
  • chuck a sickie take sick leave when healthy
  • chocka full up