Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Sunday 22 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A deep low in the southern Tasman Sea is moving quickly east. A ridge of high pressure from a high centre in the Bight is extending north along the coast. The high will establish itself over the Tasman Sea today bringing a return to hotter north to northwesterly winds ahead of the next trough expected to cross the west and south of New South Wales during Tuesday and the remainder on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloud clearing to a mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

Sun protection 9:00am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Becoming mostly sunny. Canberra 32
Becoming mostly sunny. Tuggeranong 31
Becoming mostly sunny. Mount Ginini 22

Monday 23 January

Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

Tuesday 24 January

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h shifting east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 35.

Wednesday 25 January

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

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

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