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ACT Forecast

  • Friday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Sunday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds then E/NE breeze 15 to 20 km/h early in the evening.

  • Monday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of afternoon showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h early, NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending W/NW during the day.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.

Issued Thu 21:30 EST

ACT Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Late shower
19 37 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 10 43 NW 24 17
Mostly cloudy
18 37 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
19 37 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 7 41 NW 18 20
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