Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 4:32 pm EST on Monday 26 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge over New South Wales is weakening and a strong cold front and a low preceded by a rain band will move through the state during Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Tuesday 27 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the early morning. Snow possible ranges above 1500 metres. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible early shower. Canberra 3 15
Possible early shower. Tuggeranong 3 15
Early snow shower or two. Mount Ginini -1 5

Wednesday 28 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

Thursday 29 September

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

Friday 30 September

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

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

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