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Canberra Forecast

This morning 14°C
Today 31°C
mostly_sunny

Now

17.1°C rising
Updated at 00:14 EDT

ACT for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Light winds.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.1°C rising
Dew Point 14.6°C rising
Feels Like 17.1°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
SE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1020.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:42 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:12 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 18.3°C
Braidwood 15.8°C
Goulburn Ap 16.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
14°C

9am

Mostly clear
19°C

12pm

Clear
26°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 12
Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers increasing

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 34°C 34°C 33°C 33°C 31°C 33°C
Minimum 14°C 14°C 17°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 30% 40% 30% 50% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index High High High Moderate Very High Moderate
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 6
km/h
19
km/h
7
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
31
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 6km/h
ENE
NW 19km/h
NW
NW 7km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NW 10km/h
NW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
E 12km/h
E
ENE 18km/h
ENE
N 14km/h
N
NNW 24km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 69% 25% 61% 19% 39% 23% 63% 32% 54% 27% 70% 50% 62% 38%
Dew Point 14°C 9°C 14°C 7°C 12°C 10°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 12°C 17°C 19°C 16°C 17°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:12 EDT
sunrise
05:42 EDT
sunset
20:12 EDT
last light
20:41 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 02:12 EDT
set
Tue 14:32 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 11
12.0°C 29°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
10.9°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
7.8°C 25.0°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 8
12.0°C 22.5°C 6.2mm
Thu
Dec 7
8.7°C 26.7°C 0.2mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
618.2mm
109.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
462.8mm
111 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
740.2mm
120 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
11.8°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.6°C
1st
Highest On Record
39.2°C
21st 1994
Average This Month
23.4°C
-2.8°C
Long-term Average
26.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
35.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
72.0mm
7 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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Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.