Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 7 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight is extending a ridge across New South Wales, while a weak low pressure trough lingers over the northern inland. This high will drift slowly eastwards during the week, reaching the Tasman Sea by Thursday. The inland trough is expected to deepen and move eastwards during Thursday and Friday, ahead of a strong cold front that is forecast to cross the state later Friday and during Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. Light winds.

Wednesday 8 April

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

Sun protection 9:20am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Canberra 10 18
Shower or two. Tuggeranong 10 18
Showers. Mount Ginini 5 8

Thursday 9 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning easterly in the late morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Friday 10 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Saturday 11 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.

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