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Canberra Forecast

This morning 5°C
Today 12°C
rain_developing

Now

6.0°C falling
Updated at 00:40 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%.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Possible rainfall: 1 to 4 mm Chance of any rain: 70% Around Canberra.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 6.0°C falling
Dew Point 3.5°C falling
Feels Like 2.7°C
Relative Humidity 84%
Wind icon
NW 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1019.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:59 EST
Sunset sunset
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Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 5.9°C
Braidwood 5.9°C
Goulburn Ap 2.6°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
6°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
5°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
8°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
11°C

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7

Rain developing

Rain clearing

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 12°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 13°C
Minimum 5°C 4°C 0°C -4°C -3°C -1°C -2°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 50% 50% 80% 5% 10%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index Low High Moderate Moderate Low Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Slight High Severe Severe Severe Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 21
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28
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Wind Direction NNW 21km/h
NNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
NW 23km/h
NW
W 26km/h
W
NW 9km/h
NW
W 22km/h
W
NNW 20km/h
NNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
SW 24km/h
SW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
SSW 20km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 77% 65% 100% 78% 90% 60% 78% 44% 100% 63% 82% 45% 80% 43%
Dew Point 4°C 5°C 7°C 7°C 2°C 2°C -2°C -2°C 2°C 3°C 0°C -1°C 1°C 1°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

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sunrise
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sunset
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last light
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Sat 18:23 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 Aug
384.1mm
71.1 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
Lowest On Record
-8.5°C
9th 1994
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
1.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
24.0°C
30th 1982
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
13.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
Total This Month
0 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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