Australian Capital Territory Forecast

No warnings for the Australian Capital Territory

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 22 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the southwestern Tasman Sea will produce light winds and dry weather for the south and west of NSW until late Wednesday. On late Wednesday a front will enter the west of the state, with the wind turning moderate to fresh northerly throughout NSW by Thursday and some areas of rain extending across to the western slopes of the ranges. Snow is expected in the south above elevations of about 1500 metres. As the front moves into the Tasman Sea on Friday, the wind will turn northwesterly and showers will become restricted to the western slopes and largely clear by the end of the day. West to southwest winds and mostly dry weather expected on Saturday as a dry airstream feeds into a low developing in the southern Tasman Sea.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Light winds.

Wednesday 23 July

Partly cloudy. Areas of frost about the ranges early in the morning. Patchy fog early in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Canberra 1 12
Partly cloudy. Tuggeranong 1 13
Partly cloudy. Mount Ginini -7 5

Thursday 24 July

Cloudy. Areas of frost about the ranges early in the morning. Areas of fog early in the morning. Areas of rain developing in the morning, easing during the afternoon, falling as snow about the ranges above 1500 metres during the morning. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Friday 25 July

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Isolated snow about the ranges above 1700 metres in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Saturday 26 July

Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.

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