Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday 28 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system with multiple centres lies over the northern Tasman Sea, while a high over New Zealand extends a ridge into southeast Australia. The low is expected to remain over the Tasman Sea through to the weekend, then gradually shift towards New Zealand. A cold front from the Southern Ocean is forecast to move across the state early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Light winds.

Friday 29 August

Patchy fog early in the morning. Areas of morning frost. Mostly sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

UV Alert from 10:10 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early frost/fog. Partly cloudy. Canberra 0 17
Early frost/fog. Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 1 17
Sunny. Mount Ginini -2 9

Saturday 30 August

Patchy fog early in the morning. Areas of morning frost. Mostly sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

Sunday 31 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Monday 1 September

Cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1700 metres. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day then turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

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

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