Tuesday Mostly sunny. The chance of fog patches early this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Wednesday Sunny. Patches of light morning frost in the southwest. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||24||5%||-||Nil||SSE 11||57||S 12||33|
||5||25||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SSE 6||67||S 12||28|
||11||25||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 6||66||ENE 12||36|
||17||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 12||73||SE 12||71|
||12||26||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 3||69||SSE 8||31|
||16||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 10||73||ENE 9||58|
||12||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 7||68||ESE 9||37|
||12||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 8||80||ESE 10||52|
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