Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Saturday 13 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand extends a ridge to the north coast of New South Wales, while a weakening inland trough lies from the northwest to the southeast. A cold front will move through southern and western districts on Sunday, stalling near the central coast on Monday. Hot to very hot and dry conditions expected over the western inland today ahead of the front, with milder conditions expected over the southwest districts on Sunday. Tropical Cyclone Tatiana is forecast to track southwards from the Coral Sea with large and powerful swell possible near the Queensland border during Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Patchy fog early this morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Canberra 34
Sunny. Tuggeranong 33
Sunny. Mount Ginini 24

Sunday 14 February

Mostly sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 33.

Monday 15 February

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Tuesday 16 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

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

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