Gulf Country Weather
Gulf Country Forecast
Saturday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm near the northern coast. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the east coast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW/NE in the evening.
Monday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the east coast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW before dawn then tending N/NW in the evening.
Tuesday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW during the day then tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Gulf Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||39||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 10||64||E 14||34|
||24||35||80%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 8||82||WNW 12||52|
||24||41||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 7||40||SE 14||14|
||27||33||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 8||78||NNW 16||62|
||25||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 6||78||NNW 12||42|
Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.
The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.