Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Friday 20 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A frontal system has brought rain to the majority of the state, and will shift through central areas and into the northeast this afternoon and evening before clearing the far northeast during Saturday. Behind this, a high pressure system over the Bight will extend a ridge into New South Wales during the weekend, before the high moves over the Tasman Sea in the early part of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Saturday 21 October

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 3 22
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 3 21
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 0 14

Sunday 22 October

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Monday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Tuesday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Saturday.

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