Summer’s here: 30 degree days in the forecast, no meaningful rain

HOTTING UP: Temperatures in Orange in the next week are predicted to reach 32 degrees.
HOTTING UP: Temperatures in Orange in the next week are predicted to reach 32 degrees.

THE first 30 degrees days of summer are predicted for Orange in the coming week as the mercury steadily rises.

According to weatherzone.com.au’s seven-day forecast, the temperature will spike at 32 degrees on Thursday, with Wednesday also expected to be a hot one with an expected maximum of 31 degrees.

In the early part of next week the forecast temperatures climbing into the high 20s, with Tuesday predicted to top out at a warm 29 degrees.

There is little to no rain in Orange’s week-long forecast.

Elsewhere in the Central West it will be even hotter, with Dubbo inching closer to 40 degrees.

In Nyngan and Cobar the mercury has been forecast to hit 40 on Thursday, while in Bourke it’s expected to hit 42 degrees.