Lower Derwent Weather
Lower Derwent Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the far south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 25. High.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h before dawn then W/SW in the early afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon, becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon, tending NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Lower Derwent Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 10||63||SSW 13||53|
||11||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 11||55||SE 10||31|
||9||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 12||55||ESE 16||34|
||2||18||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 19||85||WNW 15||64|
||3||20||5%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 6||82||WNW 4||53|
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