Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers and patchy rain, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Sunday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers and patchy rain in the north, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible heavy falls near the north coast in the morning. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the north, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Capricornia Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||34||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 8||53||ENE 15||38|
||22||31||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||57||E 24||56|
||23||28||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 18||73||ESE 21||67|
||21||33||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 12||60||E 18||45|
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