Sunday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers south of Mt Isa, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls south of Mt Isa from late this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Monday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls south of Mt Isa in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the Northern Territory border, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||37||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 9||65||ENE 19||46|
||26||38||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 14||59||NE 13||37|
||26||37||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 10||65||NE 16||46|
||27||38||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 11||55||NE 12||36|
A couple of scorchers are on the way for Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney over the next few days.
Following a good start to January 2017 rainfall, when 125mm fell during the first 48 hours of the year, conditions have been relatively dry for the Northern Territory capital.
In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.