Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:16 am EST on Wednesday 29 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system over western NSW will move slowly across the state today, and lie over the Tasman Sea during Thursday with a ridge to north coast. The next cold front is expected to reach southwest NSW late Thursday, with northwest winds likely to strengthen during Thursday, particularly over southern parts. The front is expected to weaken as it moves over eastern NSW during Friday with a weak high pressure ridge to follow.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 13.

UV Alert from 11:20 am to 1:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning fog and frost. Partly cloudy. Canberra 13
Morning fog and frost. Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 12
Morning fog. Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 4

Thursday 30 July

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1700 metres. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Friday 31 July

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Saturday 1 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.

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