It's going to be warm on Tuesday.
But the relief Maitland residents are hanging out for is on its way.
The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting a partly cloudy day with a maximum of 36 degrees on Tuesday.
Hopefully, that will be the last of the heat for now, with the forecast for the rest of the week looking much more reasonable.
There is a 70 per cent of a shower or two predicted on Wednesday, with a maximum temperature of 26 degrees.
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Regardless of rain, it is important to not drop your sun safety guard.
Sun protection is recommended from 9.30am to 4.40pm.
Thursday will likely be slightly warmer, with a maximum of 30 degrees and a possible storm.
A maximum of 29 degrees and showers is predicted for Friday, with an 80 per cent chance of rain.
The chance of rain will remain high into the weekend, with Saturday and Sunday expected to bring a 70 per cent and 60 per cent chance of showers respectively.
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