Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patches of frost in the northeast in the early morning. Patchy morning fog. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Riverina Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||13||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||ENE 6||93||NE 12||63|
||3||14||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NE 13||82||NE 12||64|
||3||14||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||NE 14||91||NE 13||64|
||4||15||90%||1-5mm||Slight||ESE 15||91||NE 14||55|
||4||15||70%||-||Slight||NE 13||91||N 12||59|
||4||16||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NE 14||89||N 12||56|
||4||13||90%||1-5mm||Slight||E 8||74||NNE 9||63|
||5||15||90%||1-5mm||Slight||ENE 15||79||NNE 14||58|
||2||14||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||NE 14||87||NE 12||64|
||3||15||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||E 13||81||NE 15||52|
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