Forecasters say the mercury could rise by up to 10C above average this weekend – but some places will see a massive weekend. The main feature for the east is a large area of high pressure, said Sky News Weather senior meteorologist Tom Saunders. “Winds blow anticlockwise around highs, which means warm air from northern the southeast lifting temperatures. “Those north-westerly winds will drag that heat down to Tasmania, and on the New coast, temperatures could be over 25C and warmer inland.”. Forecasters have said temperatures could soar to 10C above average in the , with the “warmest weather since April” due. On a toasty weekend, Darwin is even higher, and Sydney and Brisbane could 30C. But the warm weather will not be shared evenly, with Melbourne getting into the mid-twenties but then plunging to a high of just 14C on a chilly Sunday. It could snow on in Victoria and Tasmania. In Perth, it will struggle to get into the twenties this
High-pressure lead to temperature spikes.
Soggy conditions across much of the country’s southeast should clear by Friday, leaving just some clouds and patchy showers behind. Temperatures will rise across south and east – a rise in temperatures then pared back. When you enjoy the warmer conditions and how much it will be pared , will depend on where you are., Victoria, and Tasmania on Friday and Saturday. But then temperatures will drop once again. And that will be the general rhythm of the weather across the
Adelaide will see a high of 26C on a sunny Friday but enjoy Saturday morning as the weekend will only get more relaxed and wetter from there on in. A thrill of 20C on Saturday with rain in the evening and then more showers on a cold Sunday, topping out at 15C. Overnight lows in Adelaide of around 10C. It will struggle to get 18C in Melbourne on Friday, contrasting with a pleasant 24C forecast for Saturday. Not for long, however, because then it’s a 10C drop to Sunday, when 14C will be the maximum. Showers are likely, with most in the mid-teens, the best that can bemid-next week. Overnight lows in Melbourne will be a mild 13C at dawn on Saturday, but by the morning, expect just 5C – low enough for a dawn shiver.
Across the Bass Strait and Tasmania will see. But that spike of warmth from the continent’s northwest will be felt on Saturday as the temperature rises to 18C – although rain is likely. It will be cold enough for snow down to around 600 meters in Tasmania and about 1000 meters in the ranges of Victoria and NSW during the weekend. Minimums of 6C are on the cards.
Toasty in Sydney, Brisbane, and Darwin
It will be a run of warm and mostly sunny days in Sydney. Friday’s 24C will be a few notches below Thursday, but the weekend will be a glorious 28C on both days with minimums of low to mid-teens. The average high for September in Harbour City is a more pedestrian 21C.