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Canberra Forecast

Today 19°C
Tonight 7°C
windy

Now

16.5°C falling
Updated at 17:00 EST

ACT for Tuesday Mostly clear. Winds NW 30 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely later in the day. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W during the day. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 40%.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 16.5°C falling
Dew Point 2.9°C falling
Feels Like 16.5°C
Relative Humidity 40%
Wind icon
NW 31km/h falling
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure 1007.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 11.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:42 EST
Sunset sunset
17:18 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 16.2°C
Braidwood 15.5°C
Goulburn Ap 15.3°C
Mt Ginini 5.1°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
15°C

9pm

Mostly clear
13°C

12am

Mostly clear
11°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
10°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Tue 16:02 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds) for the Snowy Mountains and ACT above 1200 metres

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
May 3
Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8
Mon
May 9

Windy

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Late shower

Clearing shower
Maximum 19°C 18°C 19°C 22°C 24°C 22°C 18°C
Minimum 4°C 7°C 3°C 7°C 4°C 8°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 20% 5% 5% 5% 70% 90% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Nil Moderate Nil Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 22
km/h
35
km/h
14
km/h
19
km/h
9
km/h
20
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction NW 22km/h
NW
WNW 35km/h
WNW
W 14km/h
W
NW 19km/h
NW
WNW 9km/h
WNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
WNW 11km/h
WNW
WNW 17km/h
WNW
WNW 6km/h
WNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NNE 14km/h
NNE
N 25km/h
N
WNW 22km/h
WNW
NW 30km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 64% 36% 63% 33% 68% 40% 71% 37% 68% 35% 75% 66% 81% 54%
Dew Point 4°C 4°C 5°C 2°C 4°C 5°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 15°C 10°C 8°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:16 EST
sunrise
06:43 EST
sunset
17:17 EST
last light
17:43 EST
moon
rise
Wed 03:16 EST
set
Wed 15:39 EST
moon
Sat
May 7
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Sat
May 14
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Sun
May 22
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Sun
May 29

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
May 3
6.2°C 19°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 2
4.6°C 16.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 1
10.0°C 21.0°C 6.8mm
Sat
Apr 30
14.3°C 23.4°C 1.8mm
Fri
Apr 29
8.7°C 25.6°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
256.6mm
37.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
171.8mm
29 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
231.4mm
33 Day(s)
Wettest Day
28.2mm
Jan 31
Lowest Temperature
1.4°C
Apr 26
Highest Temperature
39.3°C
Jan 13

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.6°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-7.5°C
30th 1976
Average This Month
6.9°C
+3.9°C
Long-term Average
3.0°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
21.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
24.5°C
10th 1967
Average This Month
18.7°C
+3.1°C
Long-term Average
15.6°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.8mm
1st
Total This Month
6.8mm
1 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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