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Canberra Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight -4°C
windy

Now

10.3°C falling
Updated at 15:30 EST

ACT for Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 10.3°C falling
Dew Point -5.2°C steady
Feels Like 7.4°C
Relative Humidity 33%
Wind icon
S 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1019.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 9.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:40 EST
Sunset sunset
17:34 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 10.1°C
Braidwood 8.7°C
Goulburn Ap 9.5°C
Mt Ginini -2.6°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
6°C

9pm

Clear
2°C

12am

Clear
-1°C

3am

Clear
-2°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Windy

Frost then sunny

Rain developing

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 11°C 13°C 10°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 16°C
Minimum -1°C -4°C -1°C -1°C -1°C -1°C -2°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 60% 10% 10% 5% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index Moderate Moderate High Moderate Moderate Low Moderate
Frost Risk Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
25
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
23
km/h
6
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SW 17km/h
SW
SSW 25km/h
SSW
SW 9km/h
SW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
N 9km/h
N
NW 23km/h
NW
NW 6km/h
NW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
W 8km/h
W
WNW 22km/h
WNW
WSW 8km/h
WSW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
SW 9km/h
SW
NW 17km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 58% 35% 64% 35% 70% 59% 72% 47% 76% 45% 72% 38% 70% 39%
Dew Point -4°C -4°C -3°C -2°C 1°C 2°C 1°C 5°C 2°C 3°C 2°C 1°C 2°C 2°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:14 EST
sunrise
06:40 EST
sunset
17:34 EST
last light
18:00 EST
moon
rise
Sun 05:13 EST
set
Sun 15:54 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 19
-3.1°C 11°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 18
3.8°C 10°C 3.6mm
Thu
Aug 17
5.6°C 14.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
6.4°C 13.9°C 5.2mm
Tue
Aug 15
0.5°C 17.6°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
384.1mm
71.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
246.0mm
70 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
437.4mm
77 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
2.5°C
+1.5°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
46.6mm
7 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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Weather News

Coalcliff: Teenagers snapchat video of fire while searching burning home for survivors

15:14 EST

Three houses have burnt down after a house fire spread to two neighbouring homes, fanned by strong winds on Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Coalcliff, 25 kilometres north of Wollongong, last night.

Last significant rain for weeks in the nation's southwest

14:25 EST

The rain has tumbled down across southwestern parts of Australia during the past seven weeks, but that trend will finish today.

Wild Surf Batters the East Coast

10:18 EST

Damaging surf with waves up to 7 metres in some places are lashing the New South Wales Coast today.