Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Monday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers south of Coen, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers south of Coen, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||33||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 26||80||WNW 29||63|
||25||32||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 13||82||W 21||62|
A deep low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to central parts of the Queensland coast.
New research has confirmed that Australian grain growers are planting winter crops a month earlier than they were 30 years ago.
The first week of February has delivered some much needed rain to parts of drought-affected western Queensland, with some properties recording their best falls in six years.