Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 5:16 am EDT on Monday 29 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough and cloud band are weakening and moving away from northeast New South Wales. A low pressure trough lies over the west of the state ahead of a cold front is expected to move through the west and southeast of the state today before weakening into another trough over the northeast of the state early Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then turning westerly 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 30.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Very High

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Canberra 30
Shower or two. Possible storm. Tuggeranong 29
Shower or two. Possible storm. Mount Ginini 20

Tuesday 30 December

Sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly early in the morning then turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

Wednesday 31 December

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Thursday 1 January

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

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

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