Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

YSSY · New South Wales, Australia

Wind direction of Wind direction 040° Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport 16R/34L
Wind: 17 kt, 5 beaufort

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METAR YSSY 030530Z 04017KT CAVOK 30/19 Q1009

METAR Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport - YSSY/SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport is a large airport in New South Wales, Australia. The airport is located at latitude -33.94972 and longitude 151.18125. The airport has 3 runways: 16R/34L, 16L/34R and 7/25. The ICAO airport code of this field is YSSY. The airport's IATA code is SYD. The airport is in the Melbourne FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport on March 3, 2024 16:30, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 040° with a speed of 17 kt.

The weather is CAVOK. That means there are no clouds below 5,000 ft or the MSA (minimum safe altitude), whichever is higher. This also means that no cumulonimbus or towering cumulus clouds have been observed and the visibility is 10 km or more or more. Furthermore, there can't be fog, precipitation nor other significant weather.

The temperature and wind chill are 30 °C. The heat index is 31. The dew point is 19 °C, the relative humidity is 52%. The air pressure at sea level is 1009 hPa (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:44 and sets at 19:29. This applies to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is +11 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
16R/34L 168°-348° 13 kt 10 kt 79 %
16L/34R 168°-348° 13 kt 10 kt 79 %
7/25 074°-254° 10 kt 14 kt 56 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 30 °C
Dewpoint 19 °C
Rel. humidity 52%
Heat index 31 °C
Kp-index 0 (0-9)

Daylight period

19:29 (2:42h)


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