Fairfax Media Network

Canberra Weather


35.31°S 149.12°E 605m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

Tonight 1°C
Tomorrow 11°C
rain

Now

6.6°C steady
Updated at 19:40 EST

ACT for Thursday Sunny. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of rain in the morning. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending W 25 to 40 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.6°C steady
Dew Point -0.6°C rising
Feels Like 3.7°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
NNW 14km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1011.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

more
Sunrise sunrise
07:08 EST
Sunset sunset
17:11 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 6.5°C
Braidwood 6.7°C
Goulburn Ap 3.6°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
6°C

12am

Mostly clear
6°C

3am

Slight chance storm
4°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
3°C

ACT Weather Warnings

view all
NSW/ACT - Thu 16:44 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for Central/Southern Tablelands, Central W Slopes & Plains, SW Slopes, Riverina, Snowy Mountains and ACT

National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 19
Fri
Jul 20
Sat
Jul 21
Sun
Jul 22
Mon
Jul 23
Tue
Jul 24
Wed
Jul 25

Sunny

Rain

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 15°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum -2°C 1°C -4°C -6°C -4°C -1°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 70% 40% 10% 5% 20% 5% 10%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Severe High Severe Severe Severe Severe High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 14
km/h
28
km/h
18
km/h
34
km/h
9
km/h
20
km/h
3
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
25
km/h
11
km/h
24
km/h
9
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 14km/h
NNW
NNW 28km/h
NNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
W 34km/h
W
W 9km/h
W
WNW 20km/h
WNW
NNW 3km/h
NNW
NW 19km/h
NW
NW 11km/h
NW
NW 25km/h
NW
NW 11km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 9km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 74% 38% 91% 45% 85% 43% 88% 40% 79% 38% 81% 51% 85% 45%
Dew Point -1°C 1°C 2°C -1°C -2°C 0°C -3°C -1°C -1°C -1°C 1°C 5°C 3°C 3°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:40 EST
sunrise
07:07 EST
sunset
17:12 EST
last light
17:39 EST
moon
set
Fri 00:03 EST
rise
Fri 11:55 EST
moon
Sat
Jul 28
moon
Sun
Aug 5
moon
Sat
Aug 11
moon
Sat
Aug 18

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 19
1.2°C 14°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 18
0.2°C 12.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 17
-4.9°C 15.7°C 0.2mm
Mon
Jul 16
-7.3°C 10.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 15
-4.8°C 10.1°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
338.4mm
59.7 Day(s)
Total For 2018
193.0mm
42 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
192.0mm
60 Day(s)
Wettest Day
64.4mm
Feb 26
Lowest Temperature
-7.3°C
Jul 16
Highest Temperature
40.6°C
Jan 7

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-7.3°C
16th
Lowest On Record
-10.0°C
11th 1971
Average This Month
-2.6°C
-2.5°C
Long-term Average
-0.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.2°C
5th
Highest On Record
19.7°C
29th 1975
Average This Month
13.1°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.4mm
7th
Total This Month
2.0mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
40.9mm
11.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.0mm
1993
Driest On Record
3.8mm
1982
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Wet weekend ahead for Perth, South West as trio of cold fronts loom

19:07 EST

Gusty showers, storms and a huge swell will hit Perth and the south-west of the state over the weekend as three cold fronts approach Western Australia in rapid succession.

Another frosty weekend ahead

13:48 EST

There have been some remarkably low temperatures recorded across Australia during the last week and more frosty starts are just around the corner.

Great Barrier Reef coral recovery slows significantly over 18-year period

12:31 EST

Over the last three decades the Great Barrier Reef has been hit by a series of intense cyclones, bleaching, crown of thorn starfish outbreaks and flood events that have caused well-documented, but reparable damage.