Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 600 metres. A thunderstorm likely in the far south later tonight. Possible hail this evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/NW 35 to 55 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 14.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, falling as snow above 300 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far south in the morning. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 40 to 60 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h tending W 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending NW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||13||60%||-||Slight||NW 20||82||NNW 20||65|
||6||13||60%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 25||83||NNW 24||69|
||3||13||60%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 19||87||N 19||65|
||3||13||60%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 16||79||N 17||62|
||2||13||60%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 14||82||NNW 15||59|
||5||13||60%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 14||71||N 14||57|
||4||14||60%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 12||73||NNE 13||53|
||2||13||20%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 15||82||NNW 15||62|
||1||6||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 25||91||NNE 28||91|
||-2||4||60%||1-5mm||Severe||NW 15||100||NNW 16||100|
||5||13||20%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 24||84||NNW 25||66|
||2||9||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNW 8||93||NE 12||86|
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