Monday Clear. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 40%.
Tuesday Sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10% Around Canberra Sun protection 8:50am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme].
Wednesday Becoming cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending E in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.
Thursday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Possible rainfall: 0 to 0. 4 mm Chance of any rain: 40%.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending W during the afternoon. Possible rainfall: 4 to 10 mm Chance of any rain: 90%.
ACT Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||13||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||E 13||69||ENE 17||36|
||14||28||70%||1-5mm||Nil||E 7||72||NE 11||39|
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.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.