Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 22 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over the New South Wales coast is moving eastwards towards the Tasman Sea, promoting generally dry conditions and increasing warmth until a cold front arrives on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 23 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Very High

Sun protection 9:10am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Canberra 9 29
Sunny. Tuggeranong 9 29
Sunny. Mount Ginini 5 19

Thursday 24 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.

Friday 25 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 35 to 50 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 29.

Saturday 26 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 19.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Wednesday.

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