New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria Weather Forecast: Wet weather returns as Melbourne has the coldest day of the year

Victoria and Tasmania are shaking from a very cold start to the week as rainy weather returns to New South Wales and Queensland.

Wet weather returns to New South Wales and Queensland this week, while Victoria and Tasmania expect one of the coldest days of the year on Monday.

“Melbourne is likely to experience the coldest day in at least a year, possibly three years,” Sky Weather meteorologist Alison Osborne said.

By Tuesday, conditions will be clearer for South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria as a rain-inducing high pressure ridge forms along the coast of New South Wales.

“Onshore winds will deliver downpours as far as central Queensland by Wednesday,” Ms Osborne said, adding that the rain was expected to remain wet until at least the weekend.

The heaviest falls are likely to hit the Whitsunday coast and towards the Capricornia region.

Parts could see up to 100mm of rain over the next eight days, Ms Osborne said, likely on Thursday and Friday alone.

Sydney has already had its wettest July on record and is expected to see up to 50mm of rain over the next seven days, with the most on Thursday and Friday as well.

As of Sunday, the Bureau of Meteorology recorded 345.8mm of rain at Sydney Hill Observatory Station this month. The average rainfall in July is 96.3 mm.

Northern Australia will see dry and ‘unusually cool’ conditions through the rest of the week.

Temperature in major cities

The southeastern states are shivering from the cold start of the week.

Melbourne is forecast to stay below 10°C on Monday and 12°C on Tuesday and Wednesday before rising to 17°C on Sunday.

Melbourne residents will see temperatures drop to 1°C on Wednesday, 2°C on Thursday and 3°C on Friday.

Low snow fell over Bass Strait in southern Tasmania.

Lots of reports of snow in Tasmania this morning. Settling at an altitude of about 150 meters in the south, with a lot of snow storms almost to sea level,” the Bureau of Meteorology wrote on Twitter.

According to forecasts, on Monday the air temperature in Hobart will not exceed 8 degrees of heat, and in the next three days it will not exceed 11 degrees of heat, and on Sunday it will warm up to 17 degrees of heat.

On Tuesday (3C) and from Wednesday to Friday (2C) the day will be cold.

Adelaide will start the week with highs of 13°C on Monday and 12°C on Tuesday before rising to 19°C on Sunday.

Canberra is expected to see a high of 10C on Monday. The next few days will be frosty mornings with lows of -3C on Tuesday, -2C on Wednesday and 0C on Thursday.

Sydney will start the week with a maximum temperature of 15°C before gradually warming to 18°C ​​over the weekend.

Brisbane is forecast to be sunny on Monday, 24°C before temperatures drop.

Temperatures are forecast to reach 18°C ​​on Thursday and Friday, with warming to 20°C over the weekend.

In Darwin, daytime temperatures will range from 28°C to 30°C throughout the week, but drop to 15°C from Friday to Sunday.

In Perth, the warmest day is likely to be Wednesday with a maximum temperature of 21°C, falling to 18°C ​​by Sunday. The coldest morning will be Tuesday with a low of just 7C.

Originally published as Wet weather is returning to NSW and Queensland as Melbourne police endure the coldest day of the year.