Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Tuesday 24 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high centre is developing over northern Tasman Sea. A trough is approaching the state from South Australia and is forecast to reach western parts on Wednesday, continuing to the east during Thursday, with a weak low pressure circulation developing within it. By Friday this system is expected to have reached the Tasman Sea, allowing another ridge to extend over New South Wales, although this may be short-lived, with a further trough likely on the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 24.

Fire Danger - Australian Capital Territory: High

Sun protection 9:10am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 24
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 23
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini 15

Wednesday 25 October

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

Thursday 26 October

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

Friday 27 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

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

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