Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 2 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front and rain-band lie over southeastern NSW and are expected to move slowly further to the northeast and weaken tonight. A stronger cold front is expected to bring a cold southwest to southerly change to most of NSW during Monday though little rainfall is anticipated. A high pressure ridge is likely to extend across the state during Tuesday before another strong cold front affects the state on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h.

Monday 3 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers about the ranges, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible on the western ranges above 900 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

UV Alert from 11:00 am to 1:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 0 9
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 1 9
Snow shower or two. Windy. Mount Ginini -3 -1

Tuesday 4 August

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

Wednesday 5 August

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

Thursday 6 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Monday.

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