One mm of rain and a rollercoaster of ups and downs in Grenfell

According to the Bureau of Meteorology Grenfell only received one millimetre of rain on Tuesday with temperatures taking locals on a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows.

WHAT'S THAT?: According to BoM Grenfell received 1mm of rain on Tuesday. Photo: Rebecca Hewson.

WHAT'S THAT?: According to BoM Grenfell received 1mm of rain on Tuesday. Photo: Rebecca Hewson.

Data from the Bureau of Meteorology showed the mercury dropping and rising by several degrees in half an hour periods in some instances.

At 12am on Tuesday October 8 the temperature was still sitting at a nice 14.2 degrees Celsius but by 2.30am it was 8.7, 4.30am 6.3 and then at 6.30am 3.4 degrees Celsius. By 10.30am the mercury had risen to sit at 15.7 degrees and by 11.30am 16.2, however by 12pm it dipped back down to 13.7 and seven minutes later 9.6 degrees with an apparent (or feels like) temperature of 3.5 degrees.

At 3.30pm the temperature had lifted again to 13 degrees Celsius and was 3.4 degrees Celsius at 11.30pm on Tuesday night.

The temperature nose dived again on Wednesday morning with the thermometer at Grenfell picking up -0.3 degrees Celsius at 6am with an apparent temperature of -2.3 and at 6.30am 0.1 degrees with an apparent temperature of -3.

According to a Bureau of Meteorology meteorologist the reason for the drops and rises in temperatures were a series of cold troughs coming through with the wind and rain.

The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted a chance of showers on Friday morning for Grenfell with a 38 percent chance of receiving between 1 to 5mm.

Temperatures for Grenfell are expected to rise at the beginning of next week with tops in the mid thirties by the middle of next week.