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Canberra Forecast

Today 13°C
Tonight 5°C
mostly_sunny

Now

12.3°C falling
Updated at 16:20 EST

ACT for Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 12.3°C falling
Dew Point 2.7°C steady
Feels Like 9.8°C
Relative Humidity 52%
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NNW 25km/h falling
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1018.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 5.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

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Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 13.2°C
Braidwood 12.7°C
Goulburn Ap 11.2°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

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Clear
8°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
5°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
5°C

3am

Cloudy
5°C

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6

Mostly sunny

Rain developing

Rain clearing

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny
Maximum 13°C 12°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 11°C
Minimum 1°C 5°C 4°C 0°C -4°C -3°C -1°C
Chance of Rain 20% 90% 50% 60% 20% 70% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk High Slight Slight High Severe Severe Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 6
km/h
18
km/h
20
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31
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
23
km/h
28
km/h
8
km/h
20
km/h
17
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27
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19
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26
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 6km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
NNW 20km/h
NNW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
NNW 12km/h
NNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NW 23km/h
NW
W 28km/h
W
NNW 8km/h
NNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
WNW 27km/h
WNW
NW 19km/h
NW
WSW 26km/h
WSW
Relative Humidity 89% 50% 80% 62% 100% 72% 92% 63% 78% 43% 86% 62% 90% 51%
Dew Point 3°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 2°C 2°C -2°C -2°C 0°C 3°C 2°C 1°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
06:33 EST
sunrise
07:00 EST
sunset
17:20 EST
last light
17:47 EST
moon
rise
Fri 17:15 EST
set
Sat 07:05 EST
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Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 31
2.4°C 15°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 30
-2.5°C 12.3°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 29
-3.3°C 12.9°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
-4.1°C 13.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 27
1.4°C 11.5°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
338.4mm
59.7 Day(s)
Total For 2015
336.0mm
62 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
333.4mm
62 Day(s)
Wettest Day
53.2mm
Apr 8
Lowest Temperature
-7.0°C
Jun 2
Highest Temperature
35.2°C
Jan 2

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-7.0°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
-10.0°C
11th 1971
Average This Month
-0.7°C
-0.6°C
Long-term Average
-0.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
15.0°C
31st
Highest On Record
19.7°C
29th 1975
Average This Month
11.5°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
10.2mm
12th
Total This Month
37.2mm
14 Day(s)
Long-term Average
40.9mm
11.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
121.0mm
1993
Driest On Record
3.8mm
1982
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