Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and early evening. Snow falling above 900 metres late this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south this evening. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming NW 30 to 45 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 22. High.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the far south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h tending NW 30 to 45 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the far south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||17||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 31||46||WSW 33||35|
||8||20||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 34||45||WSW 39||27|
||2||10||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||WSW 36||74||W 40||63|
|Windy with showers
||4||12||90%||1-5mm||Slight||WSW 25||70||W 28||57|
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