Australian Capital Territory Forecast

View the current warnings for the Australian Capital Territory and NSW

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 1 February 2015.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system over the southwestern Tasman Sea and is moving east and weakening as a high pressure system moves south of the Bight extending a ridge to New South Wales north coast. The coastal ridge will strengthen during Monday and Tuesday and a low pressure trough will develop over the northeastern inland. The high is expected to be positioned east of Tasmania on Friday maintaining the ridge to the north.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. Thunderstorms likely early this evening. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Monday 2 February

Partly cloudy. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 11 24
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 11 24
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 5 15

Tuesday 3 February

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Wednesday 4 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Thursday 5 February

Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

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

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