Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Friday 18 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over southeastern Australia. The high is slowly moving east and it will move over the southwestern Tasman Sea during Monday maintaining a ridge to northeastern New South Wales. The next cold front/trough system is expected to move through the state on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly sunny morning. Isolated showers about the ranges later this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 19.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 19
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 19
Becoming very windy. Showers. Mount Ginini 10

Saturday 19 April

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Sunday 20 April

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Winds west to northwesterly and light tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Monday 21 April

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Winds south to southwesterly and light becoming north to northeasterly during the morning then becoming west to northwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

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

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