NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 37.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the northern slopes, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day.
Saturday Sunny morning. Areas of morning fog on the southern slopes. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||29||70%||-||Nil||NNE 13||51||NW 10||28|
||12||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 15||53||WNW 12||30|
||17||34||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 16||34||WNW 12||18|
||13||31||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 12||48||WNW 13||26|
||16||33||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 23||45||NW 16||16|
||16||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 18||31||NNW 11||17|
||15||33||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 20||41||NW 15||17|
||10||30||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 10||60||W 9||29|
||12||30||90%||10-20mm||Nil||N 11||50||W 9||31|
||13||30||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 12||50||W 16||22|
||15||34||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 16||39||NW 12||19|
||9||24||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NW 12||57||W 11||41|
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.