Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 21 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A deep low east of Bass Strait extends a trough of low pressure to the far north coast of New South Wales and is moving quickly east. The trough will pass through the northeast corner of the state early this morning with a ridge of high pressure extending north along the coast in its wake. The high will establish itself over the Tasman Sea by Sunday bringing a return to hotter north to northwesterly winds ahead of the next trough expected to cross the west and south of New South Wales during Tuesday and the remainder on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Canberra 30
Sunny. Tuggeranong 30
Sunny. Mount Ginini 21

Sunday 22 January

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

Monday 23 January

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending north to northwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Tuesday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 35.

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

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