Monday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers in the southwest, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 21.
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||21||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 8||85||SW 15||66|
||8||20||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 4||93||SW 11||61|
||13||20||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 12||77||SW 20||72|
On the weekend wild winds battered South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, toppling trees and bringing down powerlines and there is more of that on the way.
Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.
For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.