Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 18 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak trough will skim the south of the state this evening and into tomorrow while a ridge of high pressure lingers about the northeast and over the Tasman Sea. This high will become more established over the Tasman from later Tuesday and promote the build up of heat over inland New South Wales, leading to heatwave conditions for many districts into the middle of the week. Another more significant trough associated with a cold front will begin to move across the state during Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Tuesday 19 November

Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then turning westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 32.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Very High

Sun protection 8:30am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Canberra 10 32
Sunny. Tuggeranong 10 31
Windy. Sunny. Mount Ginini 6 21

Wednesday 20 November

Cloud clearing. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Thursday 21 November

Hot. Mostly sunny day. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly during the afternoon then tending north to northwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 38.

Friday 22 November

Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 35.

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

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