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Canberra Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 35°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

17.5°C rising
Updated at 06:40 EDT

ACT for Monday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, with a possible thunderstorm, this afternoon. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending W/SW in the middle of the day.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.5°C rising
Dew Point 15.7°C rising
Feels Like 17.5°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
Calm steady
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1016.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 18.5°C
Braidwood 17.1°C
Goulburn Ap 17.0°C
Mt Ginini 13.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
23°C

12pm

Mostly clear
31°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
35°C

6pm

Mostly clear
33°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23
Sun
Dec 24

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 35°C 39°C 32°C 25°C 30°C 33°C 36°C
Minimum 17°C 18°C 22°C 14°C 14°C 14°C 15°C
Chance of Rain 20% 50% 50% 30% 20% 40% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Extreme Moderate High High Moderate Moderate
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 6
km/h
17
km/h
10
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 6km/h
NNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
N 10km/h
N
NW 26km/h
NW
NW 15km/h
NW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
E 11km/h
E
NE 16km/h
NE
NE 7km/h
NE
NW 19km/h
NW
NW 11km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 72% 34% 56% 21% 47% 47% 72% 45% 69% 27% 53% 21% 43% 17%
Dew Point 18°C 17°C 17°C 13°C 16°C 17°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 9°C 13°C 8°C 12°C 7°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Mon 20:03 EDT
rise
Tue 06:27 EDT
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9
moon
Wed
Jan 17

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 17
16.3°C 30°C 1.6mm
Sat
Dec 16
14.1°C 32.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 15
17.9°C 30.5°C 3.2mm
Thu
Dec 14
13.6°C 32.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
12.5°C 32.7°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
618.2mm
109.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
467.6mm
113 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
760.4mm
123 Day(s)
Wettest Day
35.2mm
Dec 2
Lowest Temperature
-8.7°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.8°C
9th
Lowest On Record
0.3°C
6th 2012
Average This Month
13.0°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.9°C
14th
Highest On Record
39.2°C
21st 1994
Average This Month
26.3°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
26.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
35.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
76.8mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
56.0mm
8.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
215.2mm
1947
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1967
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