Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge along the New South Wales coast, while a weak trough lies across the state's west. During today and Wednesday a new high will form over the Tasman Sea, maintaining a ridge towards the northern coast. Meanwhile, the inland trough is expected to become orientated northwest-to-southeast, with little change through to the end of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Areas of fog early this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 30
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 29
Morning fog then mostly sunny. Mount Ginini 21

Wednesday 10 February

Patchy fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

Thursday 11 February

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Friday 12 February

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

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

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