The retail weather forecast from Saturday June 30 to Friday July 6, 2018: Hot and dry to start, showers later

The week last year

Heatwave conditions returned to the South, while the North was showery and seasonable.

The week this year

Temperatures will warm to above last year and normal from Saturday through Wednesday under bright, sunny skies.

Afternoon temperatures are likely to be near 30°C across the South. The end of the week will see an increase in showers, some thundery. The end of the week will also slip to just above normal and fall near or below last year’s warmth. 

4UP 2018 06 30 to 2018 07 06

Weather key


The weekend will see strong demand for outdoor living and all summer clothing categories. Temperatures will be pleasantly warm for the rest of the week, even as they cool below last year.

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