Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad low pressure trough lies across NSW bringing bringing unsettled conditions to most districts. On Monday a stronger cold front with milder southerly winds behind will move through the west and southeast of the state during the day before weakening into a trough over the far northeast on Tuesday. Behind the front a high pressure system will move very slowly towards Tasmania strengthening a ridge throughout the state and generally stabilising conditions by the end of the weak, particularly over the inland.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly in the middle of the day then tending northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 30.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

UV Alert from 8:40 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Canberra 31
Showers. Possible storm. Tuggeranong 30
Showers. Possible storm. Mount Ginini 20

Tuesday 25 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending westerly 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Wednesday 26 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then shifting southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Thursday 27 November

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.

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