In Orange's winter sporting circles there's never a shortage of players who famously say 'I'll start training after the first frost', that might come sooner than anticipated this year with a cold snap expected to hit over the weekend.
After record-breaking rainfalls last month, the first week of April has been unseasonably warm with temperatures sitting well above the typical average of about 19 degrees, hitting a high of almost 25 on Monday.
Following an expected maximum temperature of 22 on Friday, the Bureau of Meteorology shows that is expected to drop to 15 degrees the following day and then just 11 on Sunday as a cold front heading east reaches NSW.
It's not expected to reach higher than seven degrees overnight throughout the weekend before the cold snap continues into early next week, with overnight minimums low enough to break the typical trend of the first frost coming around Anzac Day.
Monday's minimum temperature is forecast to be zero with frost expected that morning, with that only expected to climb to two degrees on Tuesday. Although, the maximum temperatures are expected to begin building up again over those two days.
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