Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far southwest early this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/SE 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 33.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers and thunderstorms in the far north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds E 25 to 35 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h tending NW/NE during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Goldfields Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||27||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 20||38||WSW 25||19|
||19||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 20||33||SW 21||16|
||16||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 19||36||SW 21||15|
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