Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 31 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system lies over the southwestern Tasman Sea. On Sunday the low will move east and weaken as a high pressure system moves south of the Bight extending a ridge to New South Wales north coast. The coastal ridge will strengthen during Monday and Tuesday and a low pressure trough will develop over the northeastern inland. The high is expected to be position east of Tasmania on Friday maintaining the ridge to the north.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.

Sunday 1 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

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 developing. Canberra 12 24
Possible shower developing. Tuggeranong 12 23
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 6 14

Monday 2 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Tuesday 3 February

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Wednesday 4 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

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

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