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Canberra Forecast

Today 19°C
Tonight 5°C
sunny

Now

11.6°C rising
Updated at 12:00 EST

ACT for Saturday Partly cloudy. Morning fog. Light winds. Around Canberra Sun protection 10:10am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate].

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.6°C rising
Dew Point 7.5°C rising
Feels Like 10.7°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
N 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1021.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:38 EST
Sunset sunset
17:23 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 12.9°C
Braidwood 16.4°C
Goulburn Ap 12.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
19°C

6pm

Mostly clear
14°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
9°C

12am

Mostly clear
8°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4
Fri
May 5

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloud increasing

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 19°C 19°C 18°C 17°C 15°C 16°C 18°C
Minimum 2°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 2°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 30% 5% 5% 60% 30% 40% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Moderate Slight Slight Slight Slight Moderate Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 5
km/h
13
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 5km/h
WNW
NW 13km/h
NW
SE 4km/h
SE
N 12km/h
N
NNW 10km/h
NNW
NW 21km/h
NW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NW 15km/h
NW
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 9km/h
SE
E 14km/h
E
E 7km/h
E
NE 12km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 83% 53% 80% 51% 81% 58% 79% 58% 78% 56% 80% 58% 85% 58%
Dew Point 5°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 7°C 9°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 8°C 10°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:12 EST
sunrise
06:38 EST
sunset
17:23 EST
last light
17:49 EST
moon
set
Sat 19:57 EST
rise
Sun 10:24 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Apr 29
-1.4°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 28
-1.8°C 16.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 27
2.7°C 13.9°C 4.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
11.0°C 13.5°C 5.8mm
Tue
Apr 25
10.6°C 17.2°C 2.2mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
213.7mm
28.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
145.8mm
37 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
163.2mm
27 Day(s)
Wettest Day
22.8mm
Mar 22
Lowest Temperature
-1.8°C
Apr 28
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-1.8°C
28th
Lowest On Record
-3.7°C
25th 1999
Average This Month
5.6°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
6.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
32.6°C
12th 1968
Average This Month
20.0°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
20.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.0mm
10th
Total This Month
31.6mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.0mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
187.2mm
1989
Driest On Record
0.8mm
1997
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Weather News

Dry taste for tropics

11:51 EST

The strongest southeasterly wind surge since last Dry Season has swept out any lingering sticky humidity from the summer over a large swathe of the central and eastern tropics.

BOM predicts a less destructive South Australian coastal storm season this year

18:26 EST

As the mercury plummets across South Australia ahead of winter, coastal properties are preparing for the inevitable storm surges.

Arid April in Perth

15:37 EST

Perth has not recorded any rainfall so far this month.