Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:31 pm EDT on Friday 27 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure ridge lies over southeastern Australia. On Monday a low pressure trough will develop over northeastern New South Wales and then it will move east and weaken during Wednesday as a cold front passes to the south. Another strong high is expected to move over the southwestern Tasman Sea behind the front extending a ridge across the state.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Saturday 28 March

Sunny. Areas of frost in the early morning. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

UV Alert from 10:10 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Light early frost. Sunny. Canberra 2 23
Light early frost. Sunny. Tuggeranong 3 23
Sunny. Mount Ginini 0 14

Sunday 29 March

Mostly sunny . Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Monday 30 March

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Tuesday 31 March

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EDT Saturday.

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