Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 35 to 50 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 14.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, most likely at night. Snow possible above 500 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning N/NW during the day.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 300 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||10||60%||-||Slight||W 31||81||W 37||57|
||4||10||60%||5-10mm||Slight||W 40||89||W 44||66|
||2||9||60%||5-10mm||Moderate||W 30||92||W 36||61|
||2||9||60%||5-10mm||Moderate||W 26||87||W 31||58|
||0||9||60%||1-5mm||High||W 24||92||W 29||59|
||4||10||60%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 23||74||W 31||44|
||2||11||50%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 24||84||WNW 32||42|
||0||9||40%||1-5mm||High||W 24||95||W 29||57|
|Windy with snow
||0||1||90%||5-10mm||High||W 38||97||WNW 38||90|
|Windy with snow
||-3||-1||60%||1-5mm||Severe||W 24||100||W 30||100|
||4||10||10%||1-5mm||Slight||W 42||87||W 46||62|
||0||4||90%||5-10mm||High||W 21||100||WNW 25||80|
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Chilly weather will quickly turn to very warm and windy conditions this weekend over many parts of Australia's interior this weekend.