Darling Downs Weather
Darling Downs Forecast
Tuesday Hot. Mostly clear. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest from the late morning. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h tending NW during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day then shifting E/NE 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.
Darling Downs Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||37||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 25||54||NW 18||28|
||26||38||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 21||56||NW 15||38|
||23||36||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 19||58||NW 15||39|
||25||38||50%||1-5mm||Nil||N 18||49||NW 15||26|
||22||37||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 19||65||NW 17||35|
||19||31||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 9||78||NW 10||49|
||21||33||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 19||77||NW 18||42|
||21||35||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 13||70||NW 16||46|
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