Northern Rivers Weather
Northern Rivers Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then turning N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Northern Rivers Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||30||70%||1-5mm||Nil||S 20||77||SSE 27||69|
||24||28||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 23||84||SSE 25||80|
||24||32||60%||1-5mm||Nil||S 15||70||SSE 18||59|
||23||30||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 15||74||SE 19||65|
||22||31||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 12||78||SSE 22||67|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.