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Canberra Forecast

This morning 16°C
Today 38°C
mostly_sunny

Now

23.0°C rising
Updated at 08:20 EDT

ACT for Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.0°C rising
Dew Point 5.0°C rising
Feels Like 23.0°C
Relative Humidity 31%
Wind icon
SE 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1018.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 11.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:19 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 21.2°C
Braidwood 22.2°C
Goulburn Ap 19.5°C
Mt Ginini 20.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
26°C

12pm

Mostly clear
34°C

3pm

Mostly clear
38°C

6pm

Mostly clear
36°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Showers increasing

Possible shower
Maximum 38°C 37°C 37°C 34°C 34°C 33°C 32°C
Minimum 16°C 16°C 19°C 18°C 16°C 18°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 50% 40% 50% 60% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index High High Very High Extreme Very 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 8
km/h
19
km/h
8
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
24
km/h
10
km/h
24
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
7
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 8km/h
SSE
ENE 19km/h
ENE
NE 8km/h
NE
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NW 24km/h
NW
N 10km/h
N
NNW 24km/h
NNW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
E 9km/h
E
ENE 18km/h
ENE
E 7km/h
E
E 18km/h
E
Relative Humidity 33% 11% 34% 9% 39% 17% 52% 23% 61% 29% 68% 40% 73% 40%
Dew Point 8°C 3°C 9°C -1°C 11°C 9°C 13°C 11°C 15°C 13°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 17°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:40 EDT
sunrise
06:09 EDT
sunset
20:19 EDT
last light
20:48 EDT
moon
rise
Sat 08:44 EDT
set
Sat 22:14 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jan 19
11.0°C 38°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 18
8.4°C 34.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
7.2°C 30.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
10.9°C 25.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
8.3°C 26.0°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
12.8mm
4 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
4.6mm
3 Day(s)
Wettest Day
5.0mm
Jan 10
Lowest Temperature
7.2°C
Jan 17
Highest Temperature
40.6°C
Jan 7

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.2°C
17th
Lowest On Record
1.6°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
13.3°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.6°C
7th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
30.8°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
5.0mm
10th
Total This Month
12.8mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
218.4mm
1995
Driest On Record
1.1mm
1947
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Weather News

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, after temperatures in some areas hit 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

21:48 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.

Canberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 37C for four consecutive days

21:03 EDT

Canberrans are about to swelter through the weekend, with four consecutive days at or above 37 degrees Celsius.