Lower Western Weather
Lower Western Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the far east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Patchy fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the far east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then turning SW 30 to 45 km/h during the afternoon.
Lower Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||16||50%||< 1mm||Slight||NNE 12||82||N 12||55|
||8||17||10%||< 1mm||Nil||N 13||60||N 16||37|
||5||16||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NE 12||86||N 12||53|
||5||17||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 13||81||N 17||50|
||5||18||40%||< 1mm||Slight||NNE 13||85||NNE 13||45|
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
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Canberra has chilled below freezing every morning this month, and a few days have been quite cold as well.
Over the last week, much of the southeast has been treated to cold, cloud-free nights with light winds.