Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, more frequent in the south, falling as snow above 800 metres. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost early in the morning. Isolated showers, falling as snow above 1100 metres, mostly clearing in the evening. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending W/NW in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and the chance of fog early in the morning. The chance of showers in the far south during the morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||17||20%||-||Slight||WNW 15||74||WNW 10||54|
||8||15||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 21||78||SSW 18||62|
||4||16||20%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 18||74||SSW 15||56|
||4||17||20%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 16||71||W 15||52|
||2||17||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 13||72||W 11||50|
||6||17||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 14||60||NNW 9||39|
||3||18||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 12||68||SSE 11||40|
||2||17||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 12||70||W 12||50|
||2||12||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 21||72||WNW 20||59|
|Frost then sunny
||0||7||20%||< 1mm||High||NW 13||100||NW 7||91|
||8||14||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 18||79||ENE 11||66|
||2||14||50%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 10||76||W 12||50|
The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.
Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.