Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Sunday 26 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure extends from the north over the central inland parts of the state. The inland trough should move slowly towards the west and a high is then expected to become established over the southern Tasman Sea today where it will remain for the week. Another trough of low pressure should develop off the New South Wales coast on Sunday and is expected to persist through much of the week. The inland trough should be over the far west of the state by Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 23.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 23
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 23
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 14

Monday 27 February

Cloudy. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Tuesday 28 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Wednesday 1 March

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

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

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