Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:17 am EDT on Friday 19 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front/trough system is moving through northeastern New South Wales and it will weaken over the far northeast later on Friday as a high pressure system moves over southeastern Australia. By Sunday the high will become slow-moving over the southern Tasman Sea extending a ridge along the coast and another trough of low pressure will move over the west of the state on Monday bringing return to unsettled weather conditions across much of the state. A little change in the synoptic pattern is expected over the next few days.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 26
Mostly sunny. Tuggeranong 25
Mostly sunny. Mount Ginini 16

Saturday 20 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Sunday 21 December

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Monday 22 December

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

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

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