Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:08 pm EST on Wednesday 8 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight is extending a ridge across New South Wales, while a weak low pressure trough lingers over the northern inland. This high will drift slowly eastwards over the coming days, reaching the Tasman Sea on Thursday. The inland trough is expected to deepen and move eastwards during Thursday and Friday, ahead of a strong cold front that is forecast to cross the state later Friday and during Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. Light winds.

Thursday 9 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 20.

Sun protection 9:20am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Canberra 9 20
Possible shower. Tuggeranong 9 19
Possible shower. Mount Ginini 3 10

Friday 10 April

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Saturday 11 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1700 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 17.

Sunday 12 April

Mostly sunny. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

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

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