Lower Burdekin Weather
Lower Burdekin Forecast
Tuesday Mostly sunny. The chance of fog patches early this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE during the day then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE during the morning then tending E/NE during the afternoon.
Lower Burdekin Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 21||47||SE 13||28|
||10||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 15||46||SE 10||30|
||15||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 23||57||SE 14||38|
||5||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 12||58||E 6||29|
||11||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 18||38||ESE 20||23|
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