Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Monday Mostly sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 36.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning E/SE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower east of Longreach, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||31||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 12||62||SW 14||31|
||20||32||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 18||52||SSW 16||28|
||20||34||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 17||51||S 14||31|
On the weekend wild winds battered South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, toppling trees and bringing down powerlines and there is more of that on the way.
Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.
For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.