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Canberra Forecast

Today 17°C
Tonight 1°C
mostly_sunny

Now

13.6°C rising
Updated at 12:30 EST

ACT for Thursday Partly cloudy. Light winds.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.6°C rising
Dew Point 6.9°C falling
Feels Like 13.1°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
N 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1024.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

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Sunrise sunrise
06:57 EST
Sunset sunset
17:02 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 13.8°C
Braidwood 12.8°C
Goulburn Ap 16.2°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
17°C

6pm

Mostly clear
13°C

9pm

Mostly clear
9°C

12am

Mostly clear
5°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29
Wed
May 30

Mostly sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly cloudy

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 17°C 16°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 13°C
Minimum 2°C 1°C -1°C 2°C 5°C 4°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 20% 5% 10% 20% 20% 80% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Low Moderate Low Moderate Low
Frost Risk Moderate High Severe Moderate Slight Slight Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 5
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
13
km/h
2
km/h
15
km/h
3
km/h
15
km/h
5
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction S 5km/h
S
ENE 11km/h
ENE
SE 6km/h
SE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NW 2km/h
NW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NNW 3km/h
NNW
NW 15km/h
NW
NW 5km/h
NW
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 10km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
NW 16km/h
NW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 88% 56% 84% 50% 90% 47% 84% 50% 81% 50% 79% 55% 84% 60%
Dew Point 5°C 8°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 7°C 9°C 7°C 9°C 4°C 5°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:30 EST
sunrise
06:57 EST
sunset
17:02 EST
last light
17:30 EST
moon
rise
Thu 14:09 EST
set
Fri 02:14 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 24
2.0°C - 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
2.2°C 16.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
6.8°C 20.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
5.4°C 16.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
-1.1°C 17.0°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
256.6mm
37.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
163.2mm
24 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
179.8mm
42 Day(s)
Wettest Day
64.4mm
Feb 26
Lowest Temperature
-2.1°C
May 17
Highest Temperature
40.6°C
Jan 7

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.1°C
17th
Lowest On Record
-7.5°C
30th 1976
Average This Month
2.6°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
3.0°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
3rd
Highest On Record
24.5°C
10th 1967
Average This Month
17.9°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
15.6°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.0mm
4th
Total This Month
12.0mm
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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