Upper Western Weather
Upper Western Forecast
Wednesday Hot and mostly sunny. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 38.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Upper Western Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||34||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 15||40||E 10||19|
||15||33||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 15||49||E 8||23|
||17||32||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 15||39||SW 7||18|
||19||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 14||37||NW 12||17|
||20||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 17||29||N 13||14|
||17||35||90%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 14||41||NE 8||18|
||20||34||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 18||34||NW 8||19|
||16||34||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 14||40||WNW 8||18|
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.