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Canberra Forecast

This morning 13°C
Today 36°C
sunny

Now

16.6°C falling
Updated at 00:30 EDT

ACT for Wednesday Clear. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 0. 4 mm Chance of any rain: 30%.
Thursday Sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5% Around Canberra Sun protection 9:30am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme].

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.6°C falling
Dew Point 8.3°C rising
Feels Like 16.6°C
Relative Humidity 58%
Wind icon
ESE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1019.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:44 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:49 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 17.6°C
Braidwood 16.1°C
Goulburn Ap 17.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
15°C

6am

Mostly clear
13°C

9am

Clear
20°C

12pm

Clear
31°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 36°C 33°C 24°C 23°C 27°C 30°C 31°C
Minimum 13°C 14°C 12°C 12°C 10°C 13°C 12°C
Chance of Rain 10% 60% 60% 50% 60% 30% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 7
km/h
23
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
11
km/h
23
km/h
8
km/h
19
km/h
5
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NW 7km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
ESE 7km/h
ESE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
E 8km/h
E
E 19km/h
E
NE 5km/h
NE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 62% 21% 73% 34% 73% 50% 76% 52% 75% 48% 76% 36% 71% 32%
Dew Point 13°C 10°C 15°C 15°C 11°C 13°C 11°C 13°C 11°C 15°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 12°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:17 EDT
sunrise
06:44 EDT
sunset
19:49 EDT
last light
20:15 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 03:09 EDT
set
Thu 17:24 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 22
9.8°C 31°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
2.8°C 27.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
7.3°C 21.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
5.9°C 23.2°C 5.2mm
Sat
Feb 18
15.5°C 24.0°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
116.0mm
14.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
29.0mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
129.8mm
15 Day(s)
Wettest Day
6.8mm
Feb 2
Lowest Temperature
2.8°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.8°C
21st
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
16th 1962
Average This Month
13.2°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.6°C
11th
Highest On Record
42.2°C
1st 1968
Average This Month
30.4°C
+3.3°C
Long-term Average
27.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.8mm
2nd
Total This Month
20.6mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
58.4mm
7.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
211.0mm
2002
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1968
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11:55 EDT

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