Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Sunday 20 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over southeast Australia, while a trough approaches from the west. The trough will cross the state on Monday and Tuesday as the high shifts to the Tasman Sea, but is not forecast to have any significant impact. Following this, a high pressure ridge is expected to become the dominant feature in the region during the second half of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Sunny. Areas of frost early this morning. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 14.

Sun protection 10:40am to 2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Canberra 13
Sunny. Tuggeranong 13
Sunny. Mount Ginini 2

Monday 21 August

Cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Tuesday 22 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Wednesday 23 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Sunday.

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