Cool change for Melbourne Cup Day

Flemington's roses will be in full bloom after the warm weather leading up to Saturday's Victoria Derby Day, picture Quentin Lang,


Melbourne's warm weather over the coming weekend will change just before Emirates Melbourne Cup Day with a cool change bringing temperatures back to a predicted 20c for next Tuesday.

Victoria Derby Day on Saturday is forecast to be cloudy, with some showers until the afternoon and a top temperature of 28c.

The latest forecast, as at Tuesday evening, for Melbourne is as follows:


Forecast for Wednesday Early morning cloud then a mostly sunny day. Min 11 Max 23

Forecast for Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of showers during the evening. Min 12 Max 28

Forecast for Friday Cloudy. Isolated showers from the morning. The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Min 18 Max 28

Forecast for Saturday Cloudy. Isolated showers until afternoon. Min 19 Max 28

Forecast for Sunday Cloudy. Isolated showers later in the day. Min 15 Max 22

Forecast for Monday Cloudy. Isolated showers. The chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Min 14 Max 28

Forecast for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers during the morning. Winds west to southwesterly averaging 25 to 40 km/h becoming southwesterly up to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Min 14 Max 20