Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Sunday 29 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure is crossing the western parts of the state this morning, and heading towards the northeast. A cool and gusty southerly change in the wake of the trough will bringing temporary relief from the heat in many areas today. A new high will follow behind the trough then moves over the Tasman Sea by Monday, bringing more settled conditions to the region, before temperatures increase again on Tuesday ahead of the next change.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h turning west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 28.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 28
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 28
Very windy. Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 18

Monday 30 November

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Tuesday 1 December

Hot. Mostly sunny day. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day then tending westerly 30 to 45 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 35.

Wednesday 2 December

Sunny. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then shifting east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

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

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