Mallee District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Sunday 20 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge across southern Victoria to the Tasman Sea. A new high pressure system will form over the Tasman Sea early next week as the high to the west slowly weakens. Meanwhile a trough of low pressure over inland Australia will extend southwards to northern Victoria. Another high pressure system over the Southern Ocean will pass to the south of Tasmania Wednesday night. Meanwhile a low pressure system with an associated front will move through the Bight during Wednesday, before reaching the western border Thursday night.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Clear. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Monday 21 January

Hot and mostly sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 30s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:20am to 6:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Hot and mostly sunny. Mildura 21 39
Hot and mostly sunny. Swan Hill 19 38

Tuesday 22 January

Hot and sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Wednesday 23 January

Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

Thursday 24 January

Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Monday.

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