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Canberra Forecast

This morning 6°C
Today 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

8.5°C steady
Updated at 02:30 EST

ACT for Wednesday Cloud increasing. The chance of patchy early morning fog. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 8.5°C steady
Dew Point 6.5°C rising
Feels Like 8.5°C
Relative Humidity 87%
Wind icon
SE 1km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1018.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
17:27 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 7.8°C
Braidwood 4.9°C
Goulburn Ap 4.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
9°C

6am

Mostly clear
6°C

9am

Mostly clear
15°C

12pm

Mostly clear
24°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 26°C 23°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C
Minimum 6°C 8°C 6°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 10% 20% 10% 5% 5% 20% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 4
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
3
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction S 4km/h
S
NW 10km/h
NW
WSW 8km/h
WSW
SW 15km/h
SW
S 12km/h
S
SSE 18km/h
SSE
S 10km/h
S
ESE 14km/h
ESE
S 9km/h
S
S 14km/h
S
SSE 7km/h
SSE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
NNE 3km/h
NNE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 53% 27% 61% 33% 61% 36% 63% 38% 69% 38% 70% 39% 70% 29%
Dew Point 6°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 4°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 3°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:09 EST
sunrise
06:35 EST
sunset
17:27 EST
last light
17:54 EST
moon
rise
Wed 14:54 EST
set
Thu 02:15 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
4.4°C 26°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
5.4°C 24.2°C 0.2mm
Sun
Apr 22
10.8°C 19.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
6.0°C 23.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
6.8°C 25.3°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
213.7mm
28.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
146.2mm
18 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
136.0mm
35 Day(s)
Wettest Day
64.4mm
Feb 26
Lowest Temperature
1.7°C
Mar 27
Highest Temperature
40.6°C
Jan 7

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.4°C
24th
Lowest On Record
-3.7°C
25th 1999
Average This Month
9.5°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
6.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.8°C
11th
Highest On Record
32.6°C
12th 1968
Average This Month
25.9°C
+5.9°C
Long-term Average
20.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.0mm
14th
Total This Month
14.6mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.0mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
187.2mm
1989
Driest On Record
0.8mm
1997
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Weather News

ANZAC Day forecast

11:33 EST

What will the weather be like for dawn services and ANZAC Day marches in Australia's capital cities? Brisbane will be dry with light winds at dawn and the day should stay rain-free, with only the slight chance of a light shower or two.

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

10:32 EST

Perth may be best known for its idyllic beaches and sunny skies, but the West Australian capital sees more rain than Melbourne, Hobart and London — cities often associated with gloomy, wet weather.

Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

10:04 EST

Australian researchers have found corals build "cloud umbrellas" to protect themselves from the scorching sun, and say coral loss through bleaching events could have wider ramifications for weather and agricultural production along the Queensland coast.