Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 2 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea with a weak high over the Coral Sea. Another low and an associated trough will move into the state from the west today before crossing the coast during Thursday. A high will then move into the west of the state by Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely later this evening. Light winds.

Thursday 3 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Light winds becoming southerly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Canberra 6 14
Rain. Tuggeranong 6 14
Rain or snow. Becoming windy. Mount Ginini 1 4

Friday 4 September

Cloudy. Areas of fog and frost in the morning. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Saturday 5 September

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog and frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 1 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Sunday 6 September

Cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

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

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