Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EDT on Friday 28 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A high centred to the west of Bass Strait extends a ridge over eastern New South Wales, with a second high pressure centre developing off the southern coast. This new high will strengthen and move to the central Tasman Sea over the next day or two, helping direct warmer and increasingly humid air from the tropics over New South Wales. Meanwhile a broad low pressure trough in the state's west should remain slow-moving throughout the forecast period, leading to an unsettled period of showers and thunderstorms across most districts from Sunday onwards.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Saturday 29 November

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

UV Alert from 8:40 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 10 29
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 10 29
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 7 20

Sunday 30 November

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Monday 1 December

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Tuesday 2 December

Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

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

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