The SC Weather Report – Round 9


Weather notes: Cold conditions tonight in Bathurst. No dew expected in Newcastle and Bathurst tonight.


Note: All times are local. Panthers vs Cowboys is at Bathurst.


FridayFine weather is expected in Newcastle for the early evening match. A moderate breeze, coupled with a very dry airmass, will result in no dew forming on the playing surface as the game goes on. So essentially this will be like a day game.
Knights vs RabbitohsChance of rainGame temperatureDew rating
Newcastle 6-8pm0%18-22CN/A-low


FridayWhile there was a brief shower or two late this morning in Bathurst (bringing 1mm of rain), fine weather has developed this afternoon and will continue tonight. Similar to Newcastle there will be a very dry southwesterly breeze, allowing little to no dew to form on the playing surface. It will also be quite cold, with game temperatures in the high single figures – this will be a little out of the ordinary for the Cowboys players.
Panthers vs CowboysChance of rainGame temperatureDew rating
Bathurst 8-10pm0%7-10CLow


SaturdaySunny skies and cool to mild temperatures are expected in Canberra for the Saturday afternoon match, which will be perfect conditions for footy.
Raiders vs TitansChance of rainGame temperatureDew rating
Canberra 3-5pm0%16-19CN/A


SaturdayFine weather is expected in Auckland for the first Saturday night match, with a fairly moist airmass coming in from the northwest (relative to the air temperature), resulting in a moderate to high dew rating.
Warriors vs TigersChance of rainGame temperatureDew rating
Auckland 7:30-9:30pm5%15-17CModerate-high


SaturdayIt will also be fine in Cronulla for the second Saturday night match, with a fairly dry airmass resulting in little in the way of dew on the playing surface.
Sharks vs EelsChance of rainGame temperatureDew rating
Cronulla 7:30-9:30pm0%15-17CLow-moderate


SundaySunny skies are expected at Kogarah for the early afternoon match, which will make a minor impact on player comfort levels, otherwise these will be great conditions for football.
Dragons vs StormChance of rainGame temperatureDew rating
Kogarah 2-4pm0%20-23CN/A


SundayIt will remain fine with great football conditions continuing for the late afternoon match at Allianz Stadium.
Roosters vs Sea EaglesChance of rainGame temperatureDew rating
Sydney 4-6pm0%19-21CN/A
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Do you think that this means the Knights v Souths game is going to be a high scoring game?