Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of New Zealand extends a weakening ridge along the southern New South Wales coast. A coastal trough is located near the north coast, with an embedded low pressure system likely to develop offshore of the Mid North Coast this afternoon. This low will then more further offshore tomorrow. A broad area of low pressure is located in the far west of the state, but will develop further as a new trough enters the southwest of the state tomorrow, before moving across the state on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 26.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
A few showers. Possible storm. Canberra 26
Showers. Possible storm. Tuggeranong 25
Showers. Possible storm. Mount Ginini 16

Thursday 2 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Friday 3 December

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Saturday 4 December

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

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

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