Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far south, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Sunday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h shifting S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the morning. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||12||50%||-||Slight||N 13||86||N 12||69|
||6||12||50%||< 1mm||Nil||N 16||86||NNE 14||71|
||3||12||50%||< 1mm||Moderate||N 13||82||NNE 11||66|
||3||12||50%||< 1mm||Moderate||N 10||77||N 10||63|
||1||12||50%||< 1mm||High||N 9||83||N 10||63|
||4||12||50%||1-5mm||Slight||N 12||86||N 12||63|
||4||12||40%||1-5mm||Slight||N 11||85||N 12||64|
||1||12||20%||< 1mm||High||N 10||84||N 10||64|
||0||7||60%||1-5mm||High||N 24||93||NNW 26||80|
||-2||3||50%||< 1mm||Severe||N 10||100||N 11||100|
||6||12||20%||-||Nil||N 17||90||N 16||75|
||1||9||50%||1-5mm||High||N 5||94||N 10||76|
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