Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:17 am EDT on Wednesday 28 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough over inland New South Wales is moving further west and weakening as a high pressure system moves towards Tasmania extending a ridge along the coast. Another trough is expected to deepen offshore during Thursday with a low developing in it over the southwestern Tasman Sea while a weak ridge persist across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and early evening. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 22.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Canberra 22
Shower or two. Tuggeranong 22
Shower or two. Mount Ginini 13

Thursday 29 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.

Friday 30 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Saturday 31 January

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Wednesday.

Product IDN11039