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Canberra Forecast

Today 11°C
Tonight -2°C
mostly_sunny

Now

10.4°C falling
Updated at 12:10 EST

ACT for Monday Mostly sunny. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Around Canberra Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 10.4°C falling
Dew Point 0.2°C falling
Feels Like 7.7°C
Relative Humidity 49%
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WNW 22km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1018.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
07:01 EST
Sunset sunset
17:00 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 10.9°C
Braidwood 9.9°C
Goulburn Ap 7.7°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
11°C

6pm

Clear
5°C

9pm

Clear
2°C

12am

Fog
0°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
May 29
Tue
May 30
Wed
May 31
Thu
Jun 1
Fri
Jun 2
Sat
Jun 3
Sun
Jun 4

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 11°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 15°C 14°C 14°C
Minimum 0°C -2°C -1°C -3°C -3°C -4°C -2°C
Chance of Rain 30% 40% 20% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk High Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe Severe
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 16
km/h
21
km/h
9
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
3
km/h
9
km/h
2
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
WNW 9km/h
WNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
SW 12km/h
SW
SSW 21km/h
SSW
SSW 8km/h
SSW
SSW 12km/h
SSW
SSW 5km/h
SSW
WSW 10km/h
WSW
S 3km/h
S
N 9km/h
N
SSW 2km/h
SSW
WNW 11km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 78% 46% 85% 61% 80% 47% 78% 46% 79% 48% 80% 51% 89% 49%
Dew Point 1°C 0°C 2°C 4°C 2°C 1°C 1°C 3°C 1°C 4°C 0°C 4°C 2°C 4°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:33 EST
sunrise
07:01 EST
sunset
17:00 EST
last light
17:28 EST
moon
set
Mon 20:44 EST
rise
Tue 11:00 EST
moon
Thu
Jun 1
moon
Fri
Jun 9
moon
Sat
Jun 17
moon
Sat
Jun 24

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
May 29
3.3°C - 0.0mm
Sun
May 28
0.0°C 14.3°C 0.2mm
Sat
May 27
0.7°C 16.0°C 0.0mm
Fri
May 26
0.4°C 16.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
May 25
0.8°C 12.5°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
256.6mm
37.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
180.0mm
43 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
212.4mm
34 Day(s)
Wettest Day
31.2mm
May 20
Lowest Temperature
-4.4°C
May 8
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-4.4°C
8th
Lowest On Record
-7.5°C
30th 1976
Average This Month
1.9°C
-1.1°C
Long-term Average
3.0°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
24.5°C
10th 1967
Average This Month
16.9°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
15.6°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
31.2mm
20th
Total This Month
34.2mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
42.9mm
8.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
149.6mm
1953
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1982
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