Melaleuca Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Friday 19 August 2022.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Summary
Showers.
Chance of any rain: 95%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Saturday 20 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 11
Early shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Western area

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly before dawn then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Fire Danger - No Rating

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early shower or two. Strahan 5 11
Early shower or two. Melaleuca 3 11
Showers clearing. Queenstown 5 10
Showers clearing. Rosebery 5 10

Sunday 21 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 13
Showers developing.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Western area

Cloudy. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h before dawn then becoming northwesterly 35 to 55 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Monday 22 August

Summary
Min 5
Max 10
Rain.
Possible rainfall: 25 to 35 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 300 metres in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 35 to 55 km/h turning westerly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Tuesday 23 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 11
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 6 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 5 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 11.

Wednesday 24 August

Summary
Min 6
Max 13
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 10 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Thursday 25 August

Summary
Min 8
Max 13
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 5 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Friday 26 August

Summary
Min 7
Max 14
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 4 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Saturday.

Product derived from IDT16710 and IDT16070