Central Highlands Weather
Central Highlands Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northwest during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest during this afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Wednesday Sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn.
Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Central Highlands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||34||80%||< 1mm||Nil||E 21||62||E 19||43|
||24||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||E 20||74||E 18||46|
||23||31||80%||1-5mm||Nil||E 18||74||E 22||58|
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
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.