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35.19°S 149.11°E 603m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

Tonight 12°C
Tomorrow 23°C
mostly_sunny

Now

16.2°C falling
Updated at 22:40 EDT

ACT for Saturday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds E 20 to 25 km/h tending SE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Possible rainfall: 4 to 15 mm Chance of any rain: 80%.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10% Around Canberra Sun protection 9:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme].

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 16.2°C falling
Dew Point 11.4°C falling
Feels Like 16.2°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
SE 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1023.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:47 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 16.9°C
Braidwood 13.7°C
Goulburn Ap 15.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
16°C

3am

Mostly clear
14°C

6am

Mostly clear
13°C

9am

Mostly clear
16°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers
Maximum 23°C 23°C 27°C 28°C 30°C 29°C 27°C
Minimum 12°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 20% 60% 80% 50% 30% 50% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
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 14
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
12
km/h
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10
km/h
21
km/h
9
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23
km/h
9
km/h
22
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10
km/h
24
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Wind Direction SE 14km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
ESE 9km/h
ESE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SE 9km/h
SE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 68% 47% 69% 42% 76% 41% 75% 40% 75% 40% 75% 44% 73% 49%
Dew Point 10°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 13°C 16°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:20 EDT
sunrise
06:46 EDT
sunset
19:46 EDT
last light
20:12 EDT
moon
rise
Sun 06:03 EDT
set
Sun 19:31 EDT
moon
Mon
Feb 27
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Mar 5
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Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 25
15.1°C 21°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 24
14.8°C 33.7°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 23
11.4°C 35.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
9.8°C 32.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
2.8°C 27.0°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
116.0mm
14.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
29.0mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
129.8mm
15 Day(s)
Wettest Day
6.8mm
Feb 2
Lowest Temperature
2.8°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.8°C
21st
Lowest On Record
3.0°C
16th 1962
Average This Month
13.2°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.6°C
11th
Highest On Record
42.2°C
1st 1968
Average This Month
30.4°C
+3.3°C
Long-term Average
27.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.8mm
2nd
Total This Month
20.6mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
58.4mm
7.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
211.0mm
2002
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1968
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Weather News

Warmer seas give east coast rain a helping hand

15:19 EDT

If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.

Thunderstorms light up the Sydney night sky

13:18 EDT

Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.

Flood-affected WA farmers plead for faster relief funding

20:49 EDT

Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.