Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 100 metres in the south at first, and above 200 metres elsewhere, lifting in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south during the morning and afternoon. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W/SW 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 3 and 7.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow possible above 600 metres. Areas of morning frost. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||11||30%||-||Slight||SW 20||78||SW 19||64|
||6||10||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 25||84||SW 22||71|
||2||10||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 16||89||SW 16||70|
||2||10||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||WSW 12||85||SW 13||66|
||1||10||30%||< 1mm||High||WSW 12||84||SW 12||65|
||5||11||30%||< 1mm||Slight||W 15||68||SW 15||52|
||3||12||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 15||78||SSW 16||50|
|Frost then sunny
||1||11||20%||< 1mm||High||WSW 13||89||SW 12||62|
||0||2||40%||< 1mm||High||W 22||97||SW 18||91|
|Frost then sunny
||-2||1||30%||< 1mm||Severe||WSW 13||100||SW 13||100|
||5||11||20%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 31||80||SW 26||68|
||1||6||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||WSW 8||95||SW 8||85|
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