Monday Sunny. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 24. High.
Tuesday Becoming cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h turning W 30 to 45 km/h in the early afternoon.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h tending SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the afternoon.
Thursday Sunny. Patches of morning frost. Light winds.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||24||10%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 18||55||WNW 28||31|
||5||22||5%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 23||54||WNW 33||40|
||5||22||5%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 26||58||NW 38||37|
||6||23||10%||-||Nil||NW 24||51||WNW 35||35|
Canberra's winemakers are hoping new weather stations will provide more reliable data for the region.
The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, not just for this time of year but even for summer, covering an unusually large area.
As South Australia continues to heat up in unseasonably hot weather, the Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Mount Lofty Ranges and the state's lower south-east.