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Canberra Forecast

This morning -1°C
Today 17°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

-2.6°C rising
Updated at 06:50 EST

ACT for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature -2.6°C rising
Dew Point -2.7°C rising
Feels Like -2.6°C
Relative Humidity 99%
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Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1020.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 0.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
17:37 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong -2.3°C
Braidwood -3.7°C
Goulburn Ap -3.9°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
5°C

12pm

Mostly clear
15°C

3pm

Mostly clear
17°C

6pm

Clear
10°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24
Fri
Aug 25
Sat
Aug 26
Sun
Aug 27
Mon
Aug 28
Tue
Aug 29

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 17°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 16°C
Minimum -1°C 0°C -3°C -3°C 0°C 0°C 0°C
Chance of Rain 40% 40% 5% 10% 20% 20% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Low Moderate
Frost Risk Severe High Severe Severe High High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
23
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
4
km/h
17
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 7km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
SSW 9km/h
SSW
S 15km/h
S
SSW 7km/h
SSW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
NW 4km/h
NW
NW 17km/h
NW
SE 6km/h
SE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SE 5km/h
SE
N 17km/h
N
WNW 7km/h
WNW
NW 19km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 74% 40% 75% 40% 67% 33% 74% 38% 76% 43% 75% 43% 77% 42%
Dew Point 1°C 3°C 3°C 1°C -1°C -1°C 1°C 2°C 3°C 2°C 3°C 2°C 4°C 3°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
06:10 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
17:37 EST
last light
18:03 EST
moon
rise
Wed 07:26 EST
set
Wed 19:10 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13
moon
Wed
Sep 20

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Aug 22
-2.7°C 16°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 21
1.6°C 13°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 20
-3.0°C 13.2°C 0.2mm
Sat
Aug 19
-3.1°C 11.2°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 18
3.8°C 9.7°C 3.6mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
384.1mm
71.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
246.2mm
71 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
450.6mm
80 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.1°C
19th
Lowest On Record
-8.5°C
9th 1994
Average This Month
2.0°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
1.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.2°C
14th
Highest On Record
24.0°C
30th 1982
Average This Month
13.9°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
17.8mm
4th
Total This Month
46.8mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.7mm
11.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
156.2mm
1974
Driest On Record
2.0mm
1994
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