Sunday Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm south of Coen, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE and light becoming E 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Weipa, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Weipa in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming E 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming E/SE and light during the evening.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||31||70%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 27||79||ESE 28||69|
||22||33||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 17||76||E 19||55|
For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.
Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.
Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.