Southern Tablelands Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Thursday 1 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure will continue to weak and track off the northeastern coastline, while a high pressure system to the west transitions into the Tasman Sea. On Friday, this high pressure system will slowly move east stretching a ridge across the state bring settled conditions. Conditions are then forecast to warm on the weekend as the ridge remains across the state and a cold front gradually approaches from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Friday 2 October

Sunny. Areas of fog in the northwest in the early morning. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Fire Danger
Australian Capital Territory: Low-Moderate
Southern Ranges: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:30am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Goulburn 5 21
Early fog then sunny. Yass 3 22
Sunny. Canberra 3 23

Saturday 3 October

Sunny. The chance of fog in the northwest in the early morning. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Sunday 4 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Monday 5 October

Becoming cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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