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Canberra Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 18°C
possible_shower

Now

28.4°C falling
Updated at 16:10 EDT

ACT for Wednesday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending E in the evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.4°C falling
Dew Point 12.3°C falling
Feels Like 27.3°C
Relative Humidity 37%
Wind icon
NW 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1011.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 11.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:44 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:16 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 27.0°C
Braidwood 22.9°C
Goulburn Ap 27.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6pm

Slight chance storm
28°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
24°C

12am

Slight chance shower
21°C

3am

Slight chance shower
19°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 15:51 EDT
Severe Storm Warning (Hail/Wind) for C/Sthn Tablelands, CW/NW Slopes and Plains, SW Slopes, Hunter, Riverina, Lower Western and ACT

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 29°C 33°C 23°C 21°C 25°C 29°C 33°C
Minimum 16°C 18°C 17°C 12°C 9°C 11°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 50% 60% 90% 80% 5% 5% 20%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate High Very 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 11
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction E 11km/h
E
NE 12km/h
NE
NE 8km/h
NE
NW 16km/h
NW
SE 13km/h
SE
E 16km/h
E
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 11km/h
SE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NNE 6km/h
NNE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WNW 9km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 75% 50% 76% 40% 69% 54% 76% 49% 63% 34% 65% 28% 55% 23%
Dew Point 15°C 17°C 19°C 18°C 13°C 13°C 11°C 10°C 8°C 8°C 12°C 9°C 13°C 9°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
05:14 EDT
sunrise
05:44 EDT
sunset
20:16 EDT
last light
20:46 EDT
moon
rise
Wed 16:22 EDT
set
Thu 03:39 EDT
moon
Sun
Dec 23
moon
Sat
Dec 29
moon
Sun
Jan 6
moon
Mon
Jan 14

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 19
17.8°C 27°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 18
14.2°C 30.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 17
10.7°C 28.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 16
13.6°C 27.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 15
16.1°C 26.4°C 9.2mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
618.2mm
109.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
451.2mm
84 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
467.8mm
114 Day(s)
Wettest Day
64.4mm
Feb 26
Lowest Temperature
-7.4°C
Jul 23
Highest Temperature
40.6°C
Jan 7

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
0.3°C
6th 2012
Average This Month
13.5°C
+2.1°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.5°C
8th
Highest On Record
39.2°C
21st 1994
Average This Month
27.9°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
26.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
33.2mm
14th
Total This Month
88.6mm
5 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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