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Sydney Pollen Forecast

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4 day forecast for Sydney

  • Fri
    May 20
    Min: 13°C
    Max: 20°C
    Showers
  • Sat
    May 21
    Min: 14°C
    Max: 20°C
    Showers
  • Sun
    May 22
    Min: 14°C
    Max: 19°C
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  • Mon
    May 23
    Min: 13°C
    Max: 19°C
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What triggers allergies?

A number of different allergens trigger allergies in people, with some of the most common including pollen, dust, mould and pets.

The Pollen Index measures the potential for pollen to trigger allergic reactions in susceptible people. Pollen levels in the atmosphere will be highest on hot days and on days where a dry wind is blowing. Additionally, light rain overnight or during the early morning will also cause high pollen levels. These are the days when you will experience the telltale symptoms of a runny nose, watery eyes, itchy skin and nasal congestion.

  • Clean surfaces regularly, to avoid the accumulation of dust
  • Avoid feather and down pillows
  • Don't hang sheets or clothing outside to dry on days of high pollen count
  • Avoid high pile carpets, as they offer places for dust and allergens to hide
  • Keep your pet away from bedrooms and off all furniture
  • Wash your pet weekly
  • Try to stay indoors on days of high pollen count
  • Avoid mowing lawns or wear a mask if it is unavoidable
  • Next 24 Hours in Sydney

    DateTemperatureWind DirectionWind DegreesWind SpeedPrecip ProbPrecip RateIcon
    2022-05-20T03:00:00.000+10:00 13.6 SW 225 17.2 33 0.0 mostly_cloudy
    2022-05-20T06:00:00.000+10:00 13.2 SW 225 18.8 81 0.2 shower
    2022-05-20T09:00:00.000+10:00 14.8 SSW 203 18.2 44 0.2 possible_shower
    2022-05-20T12:00:00.000+10:00 19.4 SSW 203 17.3 58 0.3 possible_shower
    2022-05-20T15:00:00.000+10:00 19.4 SSW 203 18.3 52 0.2 possible_shower
    2022-05-20T18:00:00.000+10:00 17.0 S 180 13.0 85 1.0 heavy_shower
    2022-05-20T21:00:00.000+10:00 16.5 S 180 12.5 73 0.4 shower
    2022-05-21T00:00:00.000+10:00 15.5 SSE 158 11.9 79 0.6 shower
  • Warnings for New South Wales/ACT

  • 7 Day Forecast for Sydney

    Fri
    May 20
    Sat
    May 21
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    May 22
    Mon
    May 23
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    May 24
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    Summary
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    Possible shower
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    Maximum 20°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 21°C
    Minimum 13°C 14°C 14°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 13°C
    Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 70%
    Rain Amount 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm
    UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
  • Marine and Tides for Sydney

    Forecast

    Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.

    Outlook Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres.

    Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2 metres.

    Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.


    Winds

    Thu:S 15/20 kt
    Fri:S 15/20 kt
    Sat:SE 15/20 kt
    Sun:SE 10/15 kt
  • Sydney - Observatory Hill Almanac

    Month to date »

    Past 5 Days

      Min Max Rain to 9am
    Thu 19/05 9.0°C 20.1°C 0.0mm
    Wed 18/05 9.4°C 20.7°C 0.0mm
    Tue 17/05 12.3°C 22.9°C 0.0mm
    Mon 16/05 13.8°C 25.2°C 0.2mm
    Sun 15/05 18.2°C 24.7°C 0.2mm

    Year to Date

    Average rainfall to May 601.7mm 64.5 day(s)
    Total for 2022 1420.8mm 91 day(s)
    Total to this day 2021 712.6mm 63 day(s)
    Wettest day 114.8mm Apr 7
    Lowest temperature 8.5°C May 7
    Highest temperature 31.9°C Feb 1
    Full climatology »

    Climatology

    May minimum temperature
    Lowest this month 8.5°C 7th
    Lowest on record 4.4°C 30th 1862
    Average this month 13.4°C +1.8°C
    Long-term average 11.6°C
    May maximum temperature
    Highest this month 26.8°C 4th
    Highest on record 30.0°C 1st 1919
    Average this month 22.2°C +2.7°C
    Long-term average 19.5°C
    May rainfall
    Wettest this month 31.4mm 12th
    Total this month 77.4mm 9 day(s)
    Long-term average 117.2mm 13.0 day(s)
    Wettest on record 585.0mm 1919
    Driest on record 3.0mm 2008
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