Northern Country Weather
Northern Country Forecast
Tuesday Hot and sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before shifting milder S 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Wednesday Mostly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of light rain in the south during the morning, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Mostly sunny day. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the morning. Light winds becoming NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending S/SW during the afternoon.
Northern Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 15||52||SSE 8||19|
||12||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||S 13||54||SSW 6||20|
||12||29||90%||5-10mm||Nil||S 14||55||SW 12||21|
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.