The sun will be shining for the Carnival of Flowers.
The sun will be shining for the Carnival of Flowers.

Perfect weather for Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

THE Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting perfect conditions for the grand opening of Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers.

Today will be sunny, and after starting out at seven degrees, will reach a maximum of 21 for the beginning of the annual event.

The fine conditions are expected to prevail over the weekend and into next week, with maximum temperatures hovering around the low to mid 20s.

Happy feet at Spring Bluff: Ralph Hickey
Happy feet at Spring Bluff: Ralph Hickey

Winds will range between 15-20km/h.

It is ideal weather to be out and about browsing the city's parks and gardens.

The 100,000 visitors who are set to descend on Toowoomba will be able to see the Garden City in all its glory.

If you are exploring the gardens during the day be sure to wear a hat, and if you're attending any night events it will be best to rug up to protect yourself against the cool evening wind.

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For the start of the working week, the BOM is predicting partly cloudy conditions, with 11 to 23 degrees expected.

Temperatures are set to cool from Tuesday, with daytime maximums of 19 and then 20 on Wednesday, with between 30 and 40% chance of a shower.

For more information about what to do during the 10-day event, head to