Tuesday Partly cloudy. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting SW 25 to 35 km/h during the day.
Wednesday High (70%) chance of light rain clearing early in the morning. Afternoon sunny periods. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning.
Thursday Sunny day. Slight (20%) chance of a shower at night. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW in the late afternoon then easing during the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW 25 to 40 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Melbourne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 18||71||SSW 20||50|
||16||20||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 21||69||SSW 23||58|
||17||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 28||64||-||-|
||15||22||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 19||70||-||-|
||15||22||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 24||66||SSW 28||53|
||12||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 12||78||SSW 12||53|
||15||23||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 15||70||-||-|
||15||22||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 26||66||-||-|
||16||22||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 16||71||-||-|
||16||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 22||64||S 29||49|
||14||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 16||76||SSW 21||44|
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