Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front with mild southerly behind is moving through southeastern New South Wales and it will weaken into a trough over the far northeast during Tuesday. Behind the front a high pressure system will move very slowly towards Tasmania on Wednesday strengthening a ridge throughout the state and stabilising conditions by the Friday. The next trough is expected to develop over the far west of the state during Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Tuesday 25 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Very High

UV Alert from 8:40 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Canberra 13 27
Shower or two. Tuggeranong 13 26
Shower or two. Wind easing. Mount Ginini 8 16

Wednesday 26 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then shifting easterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

Thursday 27 November

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Friday 28 November

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

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

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