Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 5:16 am EST on Tuesday 28 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system south of the Bight is slowly moving east and extending a ridge across southeastern Australia. During Thursday a low pressure trough will develop over northeastern New South Wales as the high moves east across the southern Tasman Sea and the ridge weakens. The trough is expected to move offshore during Friday and deepen before moving away from the coast on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost about the ranges. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 17.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:10 am to 1:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 17
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 16
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 8

Wednesday 29 April

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog and light frost about the ranges in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

Thursday 30 April

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Friday 1 May

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

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

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