Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Thursday 22 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A high-pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea is slowly heading east, pushing the inland troughs slowly westwards. A deep low is forecast to pass well to the south near the end of week, with an associated cold front and trough entering the state's far southwest tonight then crossing southern, western, and central parts on Friday, reaching the northeast on Saturday. Behind this, a new high looks set to drift across the region during Sunday and early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Patchy fog early this morning. Sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 32.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: No Rating

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloud clearing. Canberra 31
Cloud clearing. Tuggeranong 31
Cloud clearing. Mount Ginini 22

Friday 23 February

Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

Saturday 24 February

Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Sunday 25 February

Cloud clearing. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

Product IDN11039