Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 36.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Coen. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||31||50%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 16||84||ENE 17||68|
||24||30||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 15||78||ESE 16||63|
||20||31||60%||-||Nil||E 10||83||ENE 10||53|
||22||35||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 7||63||SSW 6||36|
||23||33||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 11||81||SSW 8||52|
09:52 EDT The Australian research body the Climate Council has argued in its latest paper that the probability of drought will increase, and it will become more severe, because of climate change.