Fairfax Media Network

Kippax Centre Weather


35.21°S 149.03°E 555m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 15°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

27.1°C falling
Updated at 13:40 EDT

ACT for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Around Canberra.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.1°C falling
Dew Point 15.8°C falling
Feels Like 27.5°C
Relative Humidity 50%
Wind icon
ENE 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1015.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 8.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:32 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:03 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 27.6°C
Braidwood 23.3°C
Goulburn Ap 26.9°C
Mt Ginini 20.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3pm

Slight chance storm
31°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
27°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
22°C

12am

Mostly clear
19°C

ACT Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

This video is updated each morning and afternoon.

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12
Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 31°C 31°C 34°C 32°C 28°C 24°C 24°C
Minimum 15°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 12°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 80% 50% 5% 60% 30% 30% 10%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 10
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
24
km/h
8
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
E 9km/h
E
NE 15km/h
NE
NW 8km/h
NW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 10km/h
WNW
W 24km/h
W
E 8km/h
E
ENE 19km/h
ENE
SE 10km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 11km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 74% 36% 77% 33% 66% 22% 50% 20% 70% 30% 65% 33% 64% 29%
Dew Point 16°C 15°C 16°C 13°C 15°C 9°C 12°C 7°C 14°C 9°C 10°C 7°C 7°C 5°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:05 EDT
sunrise
06:32 EDT
sunset
20:03 EDT
last light
20:30 EDT
moon
set
Thu 21:42 EDT
rise
Fri 10:15 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Feb 11
15°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
11.7°C 31°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 9
13.9°C 29.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 8
11.6°C 31.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 7
9.6°C 29.3°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
116.0mm
14.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
127.0mm
14 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
110.0mm
12 Day(s)
Wettest Day
28.0mm
Jan 31
Lowest Temperature
5.5°C
Jan 16
Highest Temperature
39.3°C
Jan 13

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.1°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
16th 1962
Average This Month
12.2°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.4°C
8th
Highest On Record
42.2°C
1st 1968
Average This Month
27.0°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
27.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.0mm
1st
Total This Month
21.0mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
58.4mm
7.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
211.0mm
2002
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1968
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Tiny Palmers Island community rallies around residents left homeless after storm

12:39 EDT

The tiny community of Palmers Island in northern New South Wales has rallied around two residents left homeless after a super cell storm.

Perth to receive recycled hot air

11:13 EDT

Australia's western capital equaled its record of four consecutive days over 40 yesterday, with more heat to return.

Drought scheme helping western Qld contractors secure work raises $90,000

10:50 EDT

A western Queensland church has raised more than $90,000 for a scheme to keep rural contractors in work during the ongoing drought.