Tuesday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 38.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Weipa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Coen. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Peninsula Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||33||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 19||60||-||-|
||24||36||20%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||66||ESE 14||36|
Australian dried fruit growers are hopeful a reduction in global sultana production will stabilise domestic prices.
There has been a lot to celebrate this year in the macadamia industry - a record crop, good quality kernel, growing overseas demand and high prices.
Spring was marked by record breaking heat and long dry spells, with only small areas away from that norm.