AFL Grand Final weather

I received this email today:

Howdy JTH

The GF is looking dry, fairly sunny and warm, getting to about 27 degrees (although cooling a bit by the end of game) with breezy northerlies – good for any WA team.


Brett Dutschke

Senior Meteorologist

About John Harms

JTH is a writer, publisher, speaker, historian. He is publisher and contributing editor of The Footy Almanac and He has written many columns and features for numerous publications. His books include Confessions of a Thirteenth Man, Memoirs of a Mug Punter, Loose Men Everywhere, Play On, The Pearl: Steve Renouf's Story and Life As I Know It (with Michelle Payne). He appears on ABCTV's Offsiders. He can be contacted He is married to The Handicapper and has three kids - Theo11, Anna9, Evie8. He might not be the worst putter in the world but he's in the worst three. [He went to cross-handed again halfway through a recent round at Lang Lang] His ambition is to lunch for Australia.


  1. Good work BD good to have a meteorologist on hand – every footy fan needs one

  2. Peter Flynn says:

    Hope it’s 36 degrees.

  3. Malcolm Ashwood says:

    BD when rain was forecast during that lovely showdown final said book it will rain a bit at half time he was 100 per cent correct ( good to have BD on board )

  4. Ethan Munro says:

    That could be an advantage if West Coast wins tonight.

  5. Nice! A gorgeous 24 degrees for the SANFL Grand Final at the Adelaide Oval tomorrow. Wagon temporarily hitched to the Bloods

  6. Damn – now I’ve got no reason to watch Jane Bunn’s 8 day forecast.

  7. I can think of a couple reasons Dips.

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