Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers and patchy rain, becoming less likely this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers and areas of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h shifting W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||24||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 16||71||WNW 10||63|
||16||26||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 18||66||SE 6||56|
||16||28||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 15||68||SW 8||52|
Parts of drought-stricken central-west Queensland have received their best rain in three years.
While some will argue winter does not really start until the solstice, for those who go by the calendar, June 1 marks the beginning of the season.
People in the Top End have sweltered through one of the hottest wet seasons on record, and can now expect a warmer-than-usual dry season, a weather expert says.