Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday 27 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A vigorous cold front has moved off the New South Wales coast. In the wake of this front, a low pressure circulation has developed over the central Tasman Sea and is moving rapidly southeast as a high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge into New South Wales. This high is forecast to drift slowly east during the following few days, promoting mostly fine weather though colder mornings. The next frontal system is expected to cross the state Tuesday next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Light winds.

Friday 28 April

Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:10am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early frost. Mostly sunny. Canberra 1 18
Early frost. Mostly sunny. Tuggeranong 1 18
Mostly sunny. Mount Ginini -2 9

Saturday 29 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Sunday 30 April

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Monday 1 May

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

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

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