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Central Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle in the north in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 21.

  • Thursday Mostly sunny day. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Friday Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny day. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h.

Issued Wed 05:40 EDT

Central Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
8 26 70% 1-5mm Nil NW 18 52 NW 23 27
Late shower
7 24 50% 1-5mm Nil NNW 23 57 NW 27 37
6 24 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 27 57 NW 34 31
Late shower
7 26 40% - Nil NW 24 52 WNW 28 32
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Weather News

New Hobart temperature record forecast as dry conditions prompt early start to fire permit period

08:14 EDT

A new temperature record will be set in Hobart on Thursday if the mercury hits 29 degrees Celsius, which meteorologists say is likely, with a top of 30 degrees forecast.

Storms ease across south-east Queensland

21:20 EDT

Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.

Dry spring set to continue across NSW

17:59 EDT

The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.