Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Friday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the east coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||32||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 26||62||ESE 30||58|
||23||38||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 18||59||ESE 14||28|
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State of the Climate report 2016: Extreme heat events increasing in duration, frequency and intensity
The duration, frequency and intensity of extreme heat events have increased across large parts of Australia, a climate report has found.