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Canberra Forecast

Today 16°C
Tonight 4°C
mostly_sunny

Now

12.1°C rising
Updated at 10:50 EST

ACT for Saturday Patchy morning fog. Partly cloudy day. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5% Around Canberra Sun protection 11:50am to 12:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate].

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 12.1°C rising
Dew Point 7.8°C rising
Feels Like 11.7°C
Relative Humidity 75%
Wind icon
SW 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1021.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:59 EST
Sunset sunset
17:01 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 12.1°C
Braidwood 10.9°C
Goulburn Ap 8.0°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
14°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
16°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
10°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
7°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
May 27
Sun
May 28
Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30
Wed
May 31
Thu
Jun 1
Fri
Jun 2

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 16°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 14°C
Minimum 2°C 4°C 0°C -2°C -1°C -3°C -3°C
Chance of Rain 20% 90% 30% 70% 30% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate Slight High Severe Severe Severe Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 3
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
28
km/h
15
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
23
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
13
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction NE 3km/h
NE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
NW 28km/h
NW
WNW 15km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NW 15km/h
NW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
SW 10km/h
SW
SW 17km/h
SW
SSW 7km/h
SSW
SSW 13km/h
SSW
SW 4km/h
SW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 93% 60% 87% 70% 78% 52% 84% 67% 79% 53% 84% 55% 83% 52%
Dew Point 7°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 1°C 1°C 2°C 6°C 2°C 3°C 0°C 5°C 1°C 5°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:32 EST
sunrise
06:59 EST
sunset
17:01 EST
last light
17:29 EST
moon
set
Sat 18:38 EST
rise
Sun 09:10 EST
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17
moon
Sat
Jun 24

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
May 27
0.7°C - 0.0mm
Fri
May 26
0.4°C 16.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
May 25
0.8°C 12.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 24
5.5°C 15.9°C 1.8mm
Tue
May 23
1.1°C 17.6°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
256.6mm
37.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
179.8mm
42 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
212.4mm
34 Day(s)
Wettest Day
31.2mm
May 20
Lowest Temperature
-4.4°C
May 8
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-4.4°C
8th
Lowest On Record
-7.5°C
30th 1976
Average This Month
1.9°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
3.0°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
24.5°C
10th 1967
Average This Month
17.1°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
15.6°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
31.2mm
20th
Total This Month
34.0mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
42.9mm
8.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
149.6mm
1953
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1982
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