Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 20 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends across the state from the west, and will remain the dominant feature across northern New South Wales for the coming week. Meanwhile, a cold front is crossing southern parts of the state today, with another expected to skim across the south on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely later this evening. Snow possible above 1800 metres on the ranges in the west. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 21 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges in the early morning, possibly falling as snow above 1700 metres. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Canberra 2 17
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 2 17
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 0 8

Thursday 22 April

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. The chance of fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Friday 23 April

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Saturday 24 April

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

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

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