Canberra Weather


35.28°S 149.13°E 561m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

This morning 18°C
Today 37°C
mostly_sunny

Now

18.2°C rising
Updated at 03:20 EDT

ACT for Tuesday Sunny morning. Slight chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then shifting E 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 18.2°C rising
Dew Point 15.3°C rising
Feels Like 18.5°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
E 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1017.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:11 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:18 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 19.3°C
Braidwood 16.9°C
Goulburn Ap 15.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
18°C

9am

Clear
26°C

12pm

Clear
33°C

3pm

Mostly clear
37°C

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 22
Wed
Jan 23
Thu
Jan 24
Fri
Jan 25
Sat
Jan 26
Sun
Jan 27
Mon
Jan 28

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy
Maximum 37°C 35°C 33°C 39°C 39°C 38°C 32°C
Minimum 18°C 20°C 16°C 17°C 23°C 21°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 50% 60% 5% 5% 30% 60% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Moderate High High Very High Very High Moderate Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
19
km/h
5
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
4
km/h
20
km/h
7
km/h
19
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
4
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NW 4km/h
NW
NW 19km/h
NW
NNE 5km/h
NNE
E 19km/h
E
ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 19km/h
E
N 4km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
NW 19km/h
NW
NW 8km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
NNE 4km/h
NNE
NW 16km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 61% 27% 57% 43% 70% 42% 64% 24% 49% 22% 52% 29% 70% 35%
Dew Point 18°C 15°C 19°C 20°C 15°C 18°C 17°C 15°C 18°C 14°C 18°C 18°C 16°C 15°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:42 EDT
sunrise
06:11 EDT
sunset
20:18 EDT
last light
20:47 EDT
moon
set
Tue 06:55 EDT
rise
Tue 21:16 EDT
moon
Mon
Jan 28
moon
Tue
Feb 5
moon
Wed
Feb 13
moon
Wed
Feb 20

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jan 21
16.9°C 34°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 20
17.1°C 35.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 19
21.4°C 36.0°C 1.0mm
Fri
Jan 18
20.5°C 40.1°C 11.2mm
Thu
Jan 17
17.1°C 41.4°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Total For 2019
42.0mm
6 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
12.8mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
11.2mm
Jan 8
Lowest Temperature
13.4°C
Jan 6
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Jan 16

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.4°C
6th
Lowest On Record
1.6°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
17.1°C
+3.9°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.6°C
16th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
34.1°C
+6.0°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.2mm
8th
Total This Month
42.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
218.4mm
1995
Driest On Record
1.1mm
1947
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