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Canberra Forecast

Today 12°C
Tonight 3°C
cloudy

Now

10.4°C falling
Updated at 17:00 EST

ACT for Thursday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 40%.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 10.4°C falling
Dew Point 7.6°C falling
Feels Like 8.2°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
NW 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1001.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.6mm / -

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

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 11.2°C
Braidwood 10.2°C
Goulburn Ap 10.1°C
Mt Ginini 1.9°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
9°C

9pm

Mostly clear
8°C

12am

Mostly clear
6°C

3am

Mostly clear
4°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 14:45 EST
Road Weather Alert for Canberra. Motorists are advised to take care due to hazardous weather conditions.

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 26
Fri
May 27
Sat
May 28
Sun
May 29
Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Frost then sunny

Cloudy

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 12°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 14°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 5°C 3°C 1°C -1°C -2°C -3°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 50% 10% 10% 50% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Moderate High Severe Severe Severe Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 21
km/h
29
km/h
22
km/h
32
km/h
11
km/h
23
km/h
13
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NW 21km/h
NW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
W 22km/h
W
W 32km/h
W
WNW 11km/h
WNW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
W 13km/h
W
WNW 22km/h
WNW
SW 8km/h
SW
N 15km/h
N
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 93% 83% 72% 46% 91% 66% 80% 44% 77% 45% 79% 53% 84% 60%
Dew Point 6°C 9°C 1°C 2°C 4°C 5°C 3°C 3°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 7°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:32 EST
sunrise
07:00 EST
sunset
17:00 EST
last light
17:28 EST
moon
rise
Thu 20:54 EST
set
Fri 10:56 EST
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Sun
May 29
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Jun 5
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Jun 20

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 26
5.8°C 13°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 25
-0.7°C 14.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 24
5.0°C 15.7°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 23
6.6°C 17.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 22
1.4°C 21.4°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
256.6mm
37.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
208.6mm
33 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
243.6mm
37 Day(s)
Wettest Day
28.2mm
Jan 31
Lowest Temperature
-0.7°C
May 25
Highest Temperature
39.3°C
Jan 13

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.7°C
25th
Lowest On Record
-7.5°C
30th 1976
Average This Month
5.6°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
3.0°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
23.9°C
7th
Highest On Record
24.5°C
10th 1967
Average This Month
18.2°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
15.6°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
28.2mm
9th
Total This Month
43.6mm
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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