Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge over New South Wales is weakening and a low pressure trough is moving over the far wests. During Thursday and Friday the trough will move east as a cold front approaches from the west and the ridge weakens further.This front will cross the state on Saturday with another front expected to move through during Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Thursday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:10 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Canberra 8 28
Shower or two. Possible storm. Tuggeranong 9 28
Shower or two. Possible storm. Mount Ginini 8 20

Friday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Saturday 25 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 26 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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