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35.31°S 149.19°E 561m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

This morning 15°C
Today 33°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

18.1°C rising
Updated at 06:50 EDT

ACT for Saturday Sunny morning. Medium chance of showers this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then shifting E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.1°C rising
Dew Point 14.8°C rising
Feels Like 18.1°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1015.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 16.2°C
Braidwood 18.0°C
Goulburn Ap 15.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
24°C

12pm

Mostly clear
31°C

3pm

Slight chance shower
33°C

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 31°C 35°C 38°C 32°C 27°C 31°C
Minimum 15°C 16°C 15°C 19°C 22°C 13°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 50% 30% 30% 30% 50% 20% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Moderate High 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 7
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
29
km/h
18
km/h
28
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction NW 7km/h
NW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
NNW 7km/h
NNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NW 29km/h
NW
NW 18km/h
NW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
E 10km/h
E
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NNE 7km/h
NNE
NW 19km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 55% 29% 68% 43% 68% 32% 50% 22% 49% 35% 66% 31% 61% 22%
Dew Point 14°C 13°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 13°C 17°C 13°C 11°C 8°C 12°C 7°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
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first light
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sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Sat 18:17 EDT
rise
Sun 05:01 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
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Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
17.9°C 29°C 3.2mm
Thu
Dec 14
13.6°C 32.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
12.5°C 32.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
16.4°C 30.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
12.0°C 29.7°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
618.2mm
109.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
466.0mm
112 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
749.0mm
122 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.2mm
Dec 2
Lowest Temperature
-8.7°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.8°C
9th
Lowest On Record
0.3°C
6th 2012
Average This Month
12.7°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.9°C
14th
Highest On Record
39.2°C
21st 1994
Average This Month
25.5°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
26.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
35.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
75.2mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
56.0mm
8.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
215.2mm
1947
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1967
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