Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front will move through New South Wales during Wednesday with a strong high pressure system moving east south of the Bight extending a ridge behind it. The high will move over southeastern Australia during Friday and over the Tasman Sea on Sunday. Another cold front is expected to cross the state during Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Wednesday 5 August

Cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers, possibly falling as snow above 900m, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Canberra -2 9
Shower or two. Tuggeranong -2 8
Snow shower or two. Windy. Mount Ginini -5 -2

Thursday 6 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 11.

Friday 7 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 13.

Saturday 8 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

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

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