Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EST on Wednesday 23 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system south of Tasmania is bringing windy conditions to southern parts of New South Wales, while a weak ridge of high pressure extends across the north of the state. On Friday, a strong cold front is expected to cross the state, resulting in a significant cold outbreak at the end of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers on the ranges, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible on the ranges above 1500 metres. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 15.

Sun protection 9:00am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Windy. Canberra 15
Possible shower. Windy. Tuggeranong 15
Snow shower or two. Windy. Mount Ginini 4

Thursday 24 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges, most likely in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

Friday 25 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 12.

Saturday 26 September

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 12.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Wednesday.

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