Monday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 40% Around Canberra Sun protection 9:00am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme].
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h tending W 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then shifting E in the late evening. Possible rainfall: 1 to 3 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.
Wednesday Cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 3 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.
ACT Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||34||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 8||69||NW 24||30|
||18||33||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 6||70||WNW 17||31|
A couple of scorchers are on the way for Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney over the next few days.
Following a good start to January 2017 rainfall, when 125mm fell during the first 48 hours of the year, conditions have been relatively dry for the Northern Territory capital.
In the early hours of the morning, Brisbane had its warmest minimum temperature since at least 1999, when the mercury halted its descent at 28 degrees just after 3am.