Monday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north early this evening. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 25 to 40 km/h.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west with the chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 24||20||ESE 22||11|
||14||29||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 21||31||SE 18||16|
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