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Canberra Forecast

Today 13°C
Tonight -3°C
sunny

Now

11.7°C falling
Updated at 14:50 EST

ACT for Saturday Patchy fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost. Sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming 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 11.7°C falling
Dew Point -1.1°C rising
Feels Like 8.9°C
Relative Humidity 41%
Wind icon
NNW 27km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1019.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 8.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:06 EST
Sunset sunset
17:13 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 12.3°C
Braidwood 12.7°C
Goulburn Ap 11.5°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
7°C

9pm

Clear
3°C

12am

Clear
1°C

3am

Clear
0°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jul 22
Sun
Jul 23
Mon
Jul 24
Tue
Jul 25
Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly cloudy

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 14°C
Minimum -7°C -3°C 0°C -3°C 1°C -4°C -3°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 5% 60% 30% 20% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Low
Frost Risk Severe Severe High Severe High Severe Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
33
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
9
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
29
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction NW 7km/h
NW
NW 25km/h
NW
NW 17km/h
NW
WNW 33km/h
WNW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NW 9km/h
NW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
NW 19km/h
NW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
SW 7km/h
SW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
NW 10km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 81% 36% 69% 44% 87% 52% 91% 50% 90% 58% 81% 43% 87% 46%
Dew Point -3°C -2°C -1°C 2°C 3°C 3°C 2°C 4°C 4°C 4°C -1°C 2°C 1°C 3°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:39 EST
sunrise
07:06 EST
sunset
17:13 EST
last light
17:41 EST
moon
set
Sat 16:01 EST
rise
Sun 06:32 EST
moon
Sun
Jul 23
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jul 22
-7.5°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Jul 21
-4°C 12.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 20
-1°C 11°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 19
- 13°C 2.2mm
Tue
Jul 18
- 14°C 4.2mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
338.4mm
59.7 Day(s)
Total For 2017
192.0mm
60 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
410.0mm
68 Day(s)
Wettest Day
31.2mm
May 20
Lowest Temperature
-8.7°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-8.7°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-10.0°C
11th 1971
Average This Month
-3.7°C
-3.6°C
Long-term Average
-0.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
14.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
19.7°C
29th 1975
Average This Month
12.5°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.2mm
18th
Total This Month
9.6mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
40.9mm
11.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.0mm
1993
Driest On Record
3.8mm
1982
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Weather News

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12:43 EST

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14:47 EST

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Late-week frost covers eastern Australia

13:49 EST

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