Wet weather is set to continue in Sydney, with rain forecast for the whole of the next week.
After eight wet days in the last nine, there’s to be no reprieve from the umbrellas just yet, say forecasters.
However, farmers in parts of drought-stricken regional NSW are also set to get some more welcome downpours.
Weatherzone meteorologist Kim Westcott, told nine.com.au showers would continue.
Sydney has had 37mm of rain this week up until Friday lunch time.
Across NSW, Woollongong had just over 15mm over the same period.
Mudgee had just under 8mm, 17mm fell in Tamworth, while Orange had 7mm, all of which fell on Thursday, with the other days remaining dry.
“I think most of Sydney is waiting for it to start drying up. Over the next few days there will be drier periods, but along the coast it’s going to be a little bit wetter,” she said.
“For all out full on dryness you might need to wait a full week.
“It’s a usual weather system at this time of year.
“It’s also rained five days constantly already. There’s only one day that didn’t record any rain out of nine days in a row,” she said.
Next week Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be the wettest days next week, with shorter showers expected the rest of the week.
Friday will be partly cloudy, and early forecasts for next Saturday are dry and sunny with a high of 25C.
Temperatures will gradually warm slightly, from a max 19C today to 23 on Wednesday and Thursday.
Punters heading to the Everest race at Randwick Race Course tomorrow should take umbrellas, as showers will increase into the afternoon and evening.
Meanwhile the rest of the country also has showers on the horizon.
The $13m record-breaking prize pot will be decided at 4.15pm, with the ground good for the run.
Meanwhile, anyone heading to the races this weekend in Melbourne will enjoy perfect conditions.
Blue skies are expected through until Monday, with temperatures on Saturday and Sunday reaching 24 and 26 degrees.
Thousands of punters will be heading to Caulfield Racecourse for Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day.
But the string of nice weather is forecast to come to an end on Monday. Despite higher than average temperatures, the city will be covered in cloud.
Then on Tuesday, three days straight of rain are forecast to put a dampener on the beautiful spring weather.
Meanwhile, south-east Queensland including Brisbane will also remain wet, though the wild super storm and tornadoes which hit on Thursday have now moved out to sea.
Adelaide will remain dry into Monday, when rain will move in.
Perth will also have weekend showers, clearing on Monday. Cairns can expect showers on Sunday but will remain largely dry the rest of the weekend.
Darwin can expect possible storms on Sunday and Monday.
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