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Canberra Forecast

Tonight 9°C
Tomorrow 13°C
showers

Now

14.5°C falling
Updated at 18:50 EST

ACT for Tuesday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds NW 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then shifting S 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm Chance of any rain: 80% Around Canberra Sun protection 10:10am to 2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate].

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 14.5°C falling
Dew Point 13.0°C falling
Feels Like 12.9°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
NNW 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1008.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.6mm / -

Sun on Tue

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

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 14.2°C
Braidwood 14.3°C
Goulburn Ap 14.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance shower
13°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
11°C

3am

Slight chance shower
10°C

6am

Slight chance shower
9°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible shower

Showers

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 16°C 13°C 14°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 17°C
Minimum 10°C 9°C 0°C 0°C 3°C 3°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 20% 5% 5% 20% 40%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil High High Moderate Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
28
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
5
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 17km/h
NNW
NNW 28km/h
NNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
SW 15km/h
SW
SSW 21km/h
SSW
WSW 8km/h
WSW
W 16km/h
W
W 8km/h
W
W 16km/h
W
SSW 5km/h
SSW
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NW 10km/h
NW
NW 18km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 91% 87% 86% 62% 66% 42% 72% 48% 82% 51% 78% 47% 81% 52%
Dew Point 13°C 14°C 9°C 6°C 1°C 1°C 3°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 7°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:09 EST
sunrise
06:35 EST
sunset
17:26 EST
last light
17:52 EST
moon
rise
Wed 05:50 EST
set
Wed 17:32 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 25
10.6°C 17°C 2.2mm
Mon
Apr 24
8.2°C 22.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
4.7°C 22.6°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 22
11.2°C 21.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 21
7.4°C 19.9°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
213.7mm
28.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
136.0mm
35 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
163.2mm
27 Day(s)
Wettest Day
22.8mm
Mar 22
Lowest Temperature
1.1°C
Apr 16
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.1°C
16th
Lowest On Record
-3.7°C
25th 1999
Average This Month
6.1°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
6.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
32.6°C
12th 1968
Average This Month
20.7°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
20.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.0mm
10th
Total This Month
21.8mm
7 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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