Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system developing over the western Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the New South Wales coast, while a weak trough lies across the state's west. The inland trough is expected to become orientated northwest-to-southeast during the second half of the week, with some eastern and central districts becoming more unsettled as an upper-level feature moves overhead.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Light winds.

Wednesday 10 February

Sunny. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Canberra 13 33
Sunny. Tuggeranong 14 32
Sunny. Mount Ginini 10 22

Thursday 11 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Friday 12 February

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Saturday 13 February

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

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

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