Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Thursday 24 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge to southeast Queensland. A cold front will cross southern and central parts of the state during Thursday but no rain is expected with this system until isolated showers develop on the southern coast following the change this evening. The front is expected to stall and weaken on the Mid North Coast on Friday as another high moves east into the Tasman Sea. Isolated showers are expected for most eastern districts on Anzac day with fine weather expected in the west. Another cold front and pre-frontal trough will affect southern and central NSW on Saturday though only isolated showers are expected to be associated.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Canberra 20
Sunny. Tuggeranong 20
Wind easing. Sunny. Mount Ginini 11

Friday 25 April

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the morning. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Saturday 26 April

Cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Isolated showers. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Sunday 27 April

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the morning. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending south to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

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

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