Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the far north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 40.
Sunday Very hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far north in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending NW/NE in the evening.
Monday Very hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE during the day then tending NW/NE during the evening.
Tuesday Very hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northwest in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Kimberley Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||34||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 15||70||W 18||60|
||25||38||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 6||64||SE 11||37|
||23||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 6||64||SE 9||29|
||27||37||60%||1-5mm||Nil||N 7||70||NE 12||49|
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