Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 5:16 am EDT on Friday 27 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front and a trough extending from a low pressure centre to the south are crossing northeastern New South Wales and a strong high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge behind the front. The high will slowly move east over the next few days maintaining the ridge across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly sunny. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h tending southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 20.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

UV Alert from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Canberra 21
Mostly sunny. Tuggeranong 20
Very windy. Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 9

Saturday 28 March

Sunny. Patchy frost. in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

Sunday 29 March

Patchy morning fog. Mostly sunny day. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Monday 30 March

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

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

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