Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 20 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred to the west of Bass Strait, with a trough offshore from the northern coast of New South Wales. The high will be the dominant feature in the region during the next few days as it drifts slowly east and strengthens. By the weekend, the high is expected to be over the Tasman Sea, allowing a weak trough to enter southern New South Wales from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Thursday 21 August

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

UV Alert from 10:40 am to 1:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Light early frost. Canberra -2 14
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 0 14
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini -3 5

Friday 22 August

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog about the ranges early in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Saturday 23 August

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Sunday 24 August

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1700 metres. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

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

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