Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, falling as snow above 1000 metres. Winds S 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, falling as snow above 900 metres. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||12||70%||-||Nil||SSE 17||80||SSE 17||70|
||6||12||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 16||77||SSE 17||72|
||3||12||70%||1-5mm||Slight||SE 13||84||SSE 13||72|
||4||12||70%||1-5mm||Slight||SE 10||82||SE 12||66|
||2||11||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||SSE 10||88||SSE 12||71|
||6||12||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 14||75||SSE 14||63|
||4||13||60%||1-5mm||Slight||WSW 12||77||S 17||57|
||3||12||20%||1-5mm||Moderate||SSE 10||84||SSE 12||69|
||0||4||50%||< 1mm||High||SSW 23||98||SSW 22||87|
||-2||0||70%||1-5mm||Severe||S 11||100||SSE 13||100|
||5||12||20%||1-5mm||Slight||SSE 24||83||SSE 22||74|
||0||8||50%||< 1mm||High||S 4||100||SE 7||80|
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