Northern Tablelands Weather
Northern Tablelands Forecast
Wednesday Cloud clearing. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 35.
Thursday Hot. Sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h tending NW 25 to 35 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then turning N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Northern Tablelands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||32||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 36||64||WNW 37||28|
||16||31||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 27||64||WNW 32||37|
||20||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||N 26||57||NW 27||23|
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