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Canberra Forecast

This morning 2°C
Today 11°C
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Now

5.0°C rising
Updated at 07:40 EST

ACT for Friday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, becoming less likely in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm ands possible small hail during the afternoon. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the morning then becoming W/NW and light in the late evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 5.0°C rising
Dew Point 1.7°C rising
Feels Like 0.2°C
Relative Humidity 79%
Wind icon
WNW 27km/h falling
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1007.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.6mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:42 EST
Sunset sunset
17:33 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 5.4°C
Braidwood 4.7°C
Goulburn Ap 3.4°C
Mt Ginini -4.0°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

9am

Slight chance shower
6°C

12pm

Mostly clear. Windy
10°C

3pm

Mostly clear. Windy
10°C

6pm

Mostly clear
6°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Aug 18
Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24

Windy with showers

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 11°C 12°C 13°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 15°C
Minimum 2°C -2°C -4°C -1°C 1°C 1°C -2°C
Chance of Rain 40% 5% 20% 50% 30% 40% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index Moderate Moderate Moderate High Moderate Moderate Low
Frost Risk Moderate Severe Severe Severe High High Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 32
km/h
38
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
26
km/h
12
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
10
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction W 32km/h
W
W 38km/h
W
SW 16km/h
SW
SSW 24km/h
SSW
SW 8km/h
SW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
NW 12km/h
NW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WSW 22km/h
WSW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 71% 51% 58% 33% 64% 35% 64% 62% 78% 52% 76% 42% 69% 40%
Dew Point 1°C 1°C -3°C -4°C -3°C -2°C 0°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 1°C 1°C 1°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:16 EST
sunrise
06:42 EST
sunset
17:33 EST
last light
17:59 EST
moon
set
Fri 13:47 EST
rise
Sat 04:18 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 17
5.6°C 15°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
6.4°C 14°C 5.2mm
Tue
Aug 15
1°C 18°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 14
0°C 19°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 13
1.6°C 16°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
384.1mm
71.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
242.4mm
69 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
437.4mm
77 Day(s)
Wettest Day
31.2mm
May 20
Lowest Temperature
-8.7°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-8.5°C
9th 1994
Average This Month
2.8°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
1.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
24.0°C
30th 1982
Average This Month
14.3°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
17.8mm
4th
Total This Month
43.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.7mm
11.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
156.2mm
1974
Driest On Record
2.0mm
1994
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