Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:29 pm EDT on Wednesday 1 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea and a trough off the NSW coast is expected to deepen over the next few days. A weak low pressure system may form within the trough off the New South Wales south or central coasts during Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of s shower or thunderstorms early this evening. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Thursday 2 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Canberra 14 28
Shower or two. Tuggeranong 15 28
Shower or two. Mount Ginini 10 19

Friday 3 March

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Saturday 4 March

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

Sunday 5 March

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

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

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