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Canberra Forecast

This morning 22°C
Today 36°C
cloud_increasing

Now

21.6°C rising
Updated at 02:10 EDT

ACT for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W 20 to 25 km/h during the day. Possible rainfall: 0 to 4 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.
Wednesday Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late afternoon and evening. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending E 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 0. 4 mm Chance of any rain: 30% Around Canberra Sun protection 8:50am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme].

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.6°C rising
Dew Point 16.1°C falling
Feels Like 21.6°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
SE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1007.9hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:07 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:20 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 21.4°C
Braidwood 19.2°C
Goulburn Ap 26.6°C
Mt Ginini 19.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
24°C

6am

Clear
22°C

9am

Mostly clear
28°C

12pm

Mostly clear
35°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24

Cloud increasing

Cloudy

Showers

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 36°C 29°C 29°C 31°C 31°C 35°C 36°C
Minimum 22°C 13°C 15°C 12°C 12°C 14°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 40% 80% 90% 20% 30% 50% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Moderate High High High Very High
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
26
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
27
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction NW 14km/h
NW
W 26km/h
W
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ENE 20km/h
ENE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NW 27km/h
NW
SSE 11km/h
SSE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
E 11km/h
E
ENE 20km/h
ENE
N 9km/h
N
NNW 24km/h
NNW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 28km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 44% 16% 62% 37% 80% 67% 60% 33% 69% 33% 58% 26% 50% 32%
Dew Point 15°C 6°C 10°C 13°C 16°C 21°C 10°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 14°C 13°C 18°C 17°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:38 EDT
sunrise
06:07 EDT
sunset
20:20 EDT
last light
20:49 EDT
moon
set
Wed 11:43 EDT
rise
Wed 23:59 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
12.6°C 38°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
16.6°C 35.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
11.3°C 31.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
18.9°C 30.3°C 0.4mm
Fri
Jan 13
17.2°C 39.6°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1.8mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
24.2mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
1.4mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
11.0°C
Jan 4
Highest Temperature
39.6°C
Jan 13

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.0°C
4th
Lowest On Record
1.6°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
14.5°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.6°C
13th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
32.4°C
+4.3°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.4mm
6th
Total This Month
1.8mm
2 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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