Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending NE/SE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending NE/SE in the late afternoon.
Friday Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming E/NE and light during the afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day.
Central West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 26||38||ENE 16||16|
||24||40||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 33||33||ENE 20||14|
||25||41||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 30||32||ENE 18||15|
A gusty cold front has brought entirely new weather to New South Wales in the last day, and even some late snow! Many a New South Welshman experienced a sweaty night's sleep last night after a hot day.
Despite recent rainfall across parts of western Queensland, residents will gather in the north-west today to pray for drenching rain.
For the last four years Central Australia's Elkedra cattle station has received around half its average annual rainfall or only 150 millimetres each year.