Tuesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds NW 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then shifting S 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm Chance of any rain: 80% Around Canberra Sun protection 10:10am to 2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate].
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patches of light morning frost. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0%.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
ACT Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||18||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 7||81||WSW 14||50|
||4||18||5%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 4||80||SW 10||50|
Night-time temperatures will drop well below average in the Capital from Wednesday.
Warmer-than-normal oceans have contributed to a late end to a big wet season across the southern hemisphere.
Marine scientists have upped the ante in their fight to save the Great Barrier Reef from the devastating effects of coral bleaching.