Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Friday 15 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends across New South Wales, with extensive areas of bushfire smoke affecting northeastern districts. A cold front is forecast to move across the state later today and into Saturday, leading to elevated fire dangers. Following this, a high pressure system will gradually redevelop over the south of the state while a trough remains about the western slopes.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly sunny. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 25.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Very High

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Canberra 25
Mostly sunny. Tuggeranong 25
Very windy. Mostly sunny. Mount Ginini 14

Saturday 16 November

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

Sunday 17 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

Monday 18 November

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

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

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