Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 4:52 am EDT on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough over northeastern New South Wales will move west today and weaken tomorrow as a high pressure system moves towards Tasmania extending a ridge along the coast. Another trough is expected to deepen offshore during Thursday with a low developing in it over the southwestern Tasman Sea while a weak ride persist across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Canberra 20
Shower or two. Tuggeranong 20
Shower or two. Mount Ginini 11

Wednesday 28 January

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.

Thursday 29 January

Partly cloudy. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 23.

Friday 30 January

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 24.

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

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