Central Wheatbelt Weather
Central Wheatbelt Forecast
Saturday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm with gusty winds. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h tending NE during the day then tending NE/SE during the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Central Wheatbelt Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||28||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 12||46||WNW 28||25|
||9||26||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 15||55||WNW 29||38|
||12||29||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 11||48||WNW 28||29|
||10||29||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 15||48||WNW 29||28|
||15||29||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 14||39||WNW 29||24|
||12||29||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 15||44||WNW 30||26|
||11||28||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 13||51||WNW 27||35|
||14||31||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 15||30||WNW 28||17|
||11||27||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 13||51||WNW 28||33|
||6||26||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 14||61||WNW 28||39|
A broad, slow moving trough is currently traversing southeastern parts of the nation and will continue to move east in the coming days.
A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.
Farmers across of Australia have been forced to cut areas of their cereal crops for wheaten hay, despite the product's lack of appeal on international markets.