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Canberra Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 15°C
mostly_sunny

Now

19.3°C rising
Updated at 13:10 EDT

ACT for Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Around Canberra Sun protection 9:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme].

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.3°C rising
Dew Point 12.3°C rising
Feels Like 19.3°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
E 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1014.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:08 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:19 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 18.4°C
Braidwood 16.4°C
Goulburn Ap 16.2°C
Mt Ginini 16.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
28°C

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
20°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
17°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24
Wed
Jan 25

Mostly sunny

Showers

Sunny

Increasing sunshine

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 26°C 31°C 31°C 34°C 33°C 28°C
Minimum 13°C 15°C 13°C 12°C 13°C 21°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 5% 10% 20% 80% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Moderate High High High Extreme High Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 14
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
30
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
7
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
11
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 14km/h
ESE
ENE 21km/h
ENE
N 14km/h
N
WNW 30km/h
WNW
SSE 11km/h
SSE
E 16km/h
E
E 9km/h
E
NE 18km/h
NE
N 7km/h
N
NNW 25km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 59% 41% 79% 66% 57% 27% 68% 32% 60% 30% 53% 41% 73% 44%
Dew Point 10°C 14°C 17°C 18°C 10°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 17°C 18°C 13°C 14°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:39 EDT
sunrise
06:08 EDT
sunset
20:19 EDT
last light
20:48 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 00:31 EDT
set
Fri 13:33 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 19
14.3°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 18
16.1°C 38.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 17
12.6°C 38.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
16.6°C 35.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
11.3°C 31.4°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1.8mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
24.2mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
1.4mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
11.0°C
Jan 4
Highest Temperature
39.6°C
Jan 13

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.0°C
4th
Lowest On Record
1.6°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
14.6°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.6°C
13th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
32.7°C
+4.6°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.4mm
6th
Total This Month
1.8mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
218.4mm
1995
Driest On Record
1.1mm
1947
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