Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over New South Wales. An approaching cold front will weaken and largely pass south of the state on Friday. A low pressure system will move into the Bight during Saturday and slowly move east-southeast, extending a rain band through New South Wales Sunday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Friday 6 May

Patchy fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 23.

UV Alert from 10:20 am to 1:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Canberra 5 23
Sunny. Tuggeranong 4 22
Wind easing. Sunny. Mount Ginini 3 13

Saturday 7 May

Patchy fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day, becoming cloudy later. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Sunday 8 May

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

Monday 9 May

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

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

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