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Canberra Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 8°C
showers_easing

Now

28.1°C falling
Updated at 16:50 EDT

ACT for Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm early this evening. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 4 to 15 mm Chance of any rain: 70%.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 28.1°C falling
Dew Point 8.4°C falling
Feels Like 27.1°C
Relative Humidity 29%
Wind icon
NW 33km/h falling
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure 998.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 25.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:41 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:09 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 25.4°C
Braidwood 28.5°C
Goulburn Ap 28.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6pm

Chance shower. Windy
27°C

9pm

Mostly clear
17°C

12am

Mostly clear
13°C

3am

Clear
10°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Showers easing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 21°C 25°C 27°C 30°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 10°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 12°C 15°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 5% 50% 20% 40% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index High High High Extreme Very High Extreme 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 15
km/h
41
km/h
21
km/h
32
km/h
6
km/h
22
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
35
km/h
22
km/h
36
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 15km/h
NNW
NW 41km/h
NW
W 21km/h
W
W 32km/h
W
N 6km/h
N
NNW 22km/h
NNW
E 6km/h
E
NNE 17km/h
NNE
NE 7km/h
NE
NW 24km/h
NW
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 35km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 36km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 56% 29% 53% 29% 53% 26% 66% 30% 72% 26% 50% 22% 46% 27%
Dew Point 11°C 10°C 3°C 2°C 5°C 4°C 10°C 8°C 14°C 8°C 12°C 7°C 11°C 11°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:12 EDT
sunrise
05:41 EDT
sunset
20:10 EDT
last light
20:40 EDT
moon
set
Fri 02:09 EDT
rise
Fri 14:37 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
10.1°C 31°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 7
8.9°C 26.9°C 0.2mm
Tue
Dec 6
16.9°C 23.1°C 13.4mm
Mon
Dec 5
17.7°C 31.4°C 1.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
10.6°C 32.8°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
618.2mm
109.3 Day(s)
Total For 2016
738.2mm
119 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
512.0mm
93 Day(s)
Wettest Day
65.2mm
Jun 6
Lowest Temperature
-5.5°C
Jun 15
Highest Temperature
39.3°C
Jan 13

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.5°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
0.3°C
6th 2012
Average This Month
12.1°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.8°C
4th
Highest On Record
39.2°C
21st 1994
Average This Month
29.4°C
+3.2°C
Long-term Average
26.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.4mm
6th
Total This Month
14.6mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
56.0mm
8.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
215.2mm
1947
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1967
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