Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front will continue to cross far northeast New South Wales, moving into the Tasman Sea this evening. Following this, a complex low pressure system to the west of Tasmania will bring windy conditions to southern parts of the state this evening and during Wednesday, while a weak ridge of high pressure extends across the north. Another stronger cold front looks set to bring a significant cold outbreak at the end of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1700 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 23 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Sun protection 9:00am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Canberra 5 15
Possible shower. Tuggeranong 5 15
Snow shower or two. Windy. Mount Ginini 1 4

Thursday 24 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges, most likely in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

Friday 25 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 12.

Saturday 26 September

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 12.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.

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