Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:16 am EST on Thursday 2 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight is extending a ridge into western New South Wales in the wake of a cold front, and will gradually drift east during the next few days and promote fine weather. During Friday a trough is forecast to affect central and northern parts of the coast as another cold front passes to the south, although very little rainfall is expected. By Saturday, the high is forecast to be over the Tasman Sea, with the resultant northerly winds bringing a return to hot weather in many districts.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Areas of frost and patchy fog early this morning. Sunny day. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 20.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning frost. Sunny. Canberra 20
Morning frost. Sunny. Tuggeranong 20
Sunny. Mount Ginini 11

Friday 3 October

Patchy fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

Saturday 4 October

Mostly sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Sunday 5 October

Sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

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

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