Monday Clear. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely later in the day. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h shifting SW during the day.
Tuesday Hot. Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h shifting milder S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Cloudy with a high (70%) chance of rain in the early morning. A dry afternoon with sunny periods. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning.
Thursday Mostly sunny day. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the evening. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming SW 25 to 35 km/h during the day.
Melbourne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||33||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 11||68||NNW 12||52|
||20||31||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 14||71||NNW 17||60|
||20||33||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 23||59||N 26||49|
||19||33||70%||5-10mm||Nil||NNE 15||56||NNW 16||41|
||19||34||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 19||65||N 23||52|
||17||30||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 10||70||NNW 9||55|
||19||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 12||63||NNW 14||46|
||19||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 25||54||N 27||36|
||19||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 14||64||N 18||40|
||19||33||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 19||60||NNW 24||44|
||18||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 13||67||N 17||43|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.