Fairfax Media Network

King Island Weather

Current Warnings
 

King Island Forecast

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning W in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 12. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

  • Sunday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h tending SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.

  • Monday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then turning W 30 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.

Issued Sat 05:40 EST

King Island Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Showers
9 13 90% 1-5mm Nil WNW 42 79 W 42 78
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Either humid or calm - tricky month for drying clothes

12:39 EST

So far this winter much of southeastern Australian has either been too humid or too calm for the washing to dry as fast as it would normally at this time of year.

SA Power Networks paid $18.5m in compensation for December blackout

08:39 EST

A new report shows SA Power Networks paid more than $18.5 million to households that lost power in The figure was included in two reports released by the Essential Services Commission of SA (ESCOSA) into the December storm, and the .

Dry season in Western Australia forces Wheatbelt farmers to sell off sheep

18:30 EST

The lack of winter rain over much of Western Australia has left many crops to wither and pasture to dry out, with Wheatbelt farmers in particular being forced to sell their sheep.