Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Monday 23 January 2017.
A high over the Tasman Sea will bring a return to hotter north to northwesterly winds ahead of the next trough, expected to cross the west and south of New South Wales during Tuesday and the remainder on Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 36.
- Fire Danger
- Australian Capital Territory: High
- Southern Ranges: High
Sun protection 9:00am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme]
Tuesday 24 January
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending westerly 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then shifting easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Wednesday 25 January
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.
Thursday 26 January
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 33.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.