Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south early this morning, falling as snow above 700 metres. Winds W/NW 35 to 50 km/h tending W/SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 17.
Thursday Sunny. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting SE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Patches of frost and the chance of fog in the morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then light during the evening.
Saturday The chance of morning fog. Sunny day. Light winds becoming SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending SE during the afternoon.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||20||10%||-||Nil||W 8||68||SE 9||47|
||7||15||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 12||79||SSW 14||62|
||5||18||10%||< 1mm||Slight||W 8||72||SSW 11||50|
||7||21||10%||-||Nil||W 7||60||SW 9||39|
||4||21||10%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 6||71||SSE 6||40|
||8||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||W 7||63||SE 13||35|
||7||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 6||71||ESE 15||36|
||4||21||5%||< 1mm||Slight||W 6||71||SSE 6||40|
||2||17||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 19||75||WSW 23||49|
|Frost then sunny
||1||12||10%||< 1mm||High||WNW 6||100||SSE 6||73|
||8||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 9||78||SSE 9||55|
|Fog then sunny
||3||20||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 5||80||WSW 10||41|
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.