Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:17 am EDT on Thursday 5 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front is expected to cross New South Wales during the day bringing vigorous south to southwesterly winds, but only a few brief showers over the southeast corner. A ridge of high pressure should extend across the state in the wake of the front. Several weaker cold fronts are expected to move through Bass Strait on Friday and Saturday with little impact on New South Wales.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending west to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 25.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Very High

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Canberra 25
Mostly sunny. Tuggeranong 24
Very windy. Mostly sunny. Mount Ginini 14

Friday 6 March

Mostly sunny. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming west to southwesterly and light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 25.

Saturday 7 March

Sunny. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 28.

Sunday 8 March

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

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

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