Snowy Mountains Weather
Snowy Mountains Forecast
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h increasing to 45 to 60 km/h in the afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Victorian border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h turning S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Winds reaching 75 km/h about the Alpine peaks at first.
Friday Sunny. Light winds.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast, most likely in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Snowy Mountains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||27||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 13||71||WNW 14||41|
||9||23||50%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 15||51||WNW 23||36|
||9||30||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 21||44||WNW 24||21|
||5||19||60%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 31||47||WNW 28||43|
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