The weather is set to remain fairly mild and sunny for southern parts of the state, thanks to a slow moving high south of the state, sending a dry southeast to easterly flow over the region. That flow pattern will turn warm to hot over interior parts heading up the Stuart Highway to the southern NT. A few thundery showers are possible over the far north over the coming days before the ridge knocks the humidity back into the NT.

This will set the stage for a dry week for most areas and the weather is set to turn very hot over the western and northern areas.

Some locations over central and southern SA may reach the 40s with a north wind ahead of a trough in about a week's time. This may bring the chance of thundery showers once again but no widespread rainfall at this time.

Lets take a look


Rainfall Next 10 Days

Rainfall is expected to be very limited and mainly over northern and eastern parts of the nation. I will leave a light rainfall forecast for most areas to just indicate the chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms in about a week's time but otherwise rinse and repeat weather. Make the most of it!

DATA - To cut down the reading, you can catch the latest details on the data sets in the video above

00Z GFS - Surface Pressure Pattern and Rainfall Distribution - Next 16 Days

00Z GFS - Precipitable Water Values - Next 16 Days

Pointing out the tropical low in the Coral Sea dragging in the monsoon but away from Australia hence the drier outlook.

00Z GFS - Rainfall Accumulation - Next 16 Days

More details on this coming up from 9pm EDT

A closer look in - fairly quiet for the central parts of the nation through towards Christmas at this stage IF this was right.

More coming up in the PM Edition of the rainfall and model wrap after 9pm EDT.

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