Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18.
Friday Becoming cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or a thunderstorm in the west, high (70%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then turning NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||19||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 12||72||NW 25||65|
||8||19||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 10||71||NW 25||71|
||8||19||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 18||71||NW 30||75|
||9||19||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 25||81||NW 39||75|
||10||18||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 25||76||WNW 37||80|
||3||19||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 5||73||NW 21||58|
||5||20||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 13||72||NW 26||70|
||6||18||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 14||68||NW 26||71|
||7||19||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 10||74||NW 27||76|
||6||18||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 16||69||NW 26||70|
||8||18||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 22||78||NW 35||73|
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.
For most people, spring brings the hope of warm weather.