Fairfax Media Network

University Of Canberra Weather


35.24°S 149.07°E 580m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

Today 15°C
Tonight 4°C
mostly_sunny

Now

15.3°C falling
Updated at 16:40 EST

ACT for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.3°C falling
Dew Point 8.1°C rising
Feels Like 15.3°C
Relative Humidity 62%
Wind icon
WNW 27km/h steady
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1014.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.8mm / -

Sun on Wed

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:24 EST
Sunset sunset
17:44 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 16.0°C
Braidwood 14.6°C
Goulburn Ap 13.4°C
Mt Ginini 4.5°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
11°C

9pm

Mostly clear
9°C

12am

Mostly clear
8°C

3am

Mostly clear
6°C

ACT Weather Warnings

view all
NSW/ACT - Wed 10:48 EST
Flood watch for the Inland River Valleys

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

This video is updated each morning and afternoon.

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 31
Thu
Sep 1
Fri
Sep 2
Sat
Sep 3
Sun
Sep 4
Mon
Sep 5
Tue
Sep 6

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Rain

Rain

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 15°C 17°C 14°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 19°C
Minimum 8°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 2°C 0°C 2°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 90% 80% 30% 5% 30%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 20-40mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index Low Low Low High Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Slight Nil Moderate High Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 21
km/h
26
km/h
8
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
26
km/h
9
km/h
19
km/h
3
km/h
14
km/h
3
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 21km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
SE 7km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
W 17km/h
W
W 26km/h
W
WNW 9km/h
WNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
NW 3km/h
NW
NNW 14km/h
NNW
N 3km/h
N
NNW 12km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 96% 76% 85% 50% 88% 81% 92% 63% 77% 49% 81% 46% 82% 47%
Dew Point 10°C 11°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 11°C 7°C 8°C 3°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 7°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
05:58 EST
sunrise
06:24 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:09 EST
moon
rise
Thu 06:06 EST
set
Thu 17:36 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 31
8.3°C 17°C 9.8mm
Tue
Aug 30
3.2°C 19.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 29
-1.3°C 16.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 28
1.4°C 14.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 27
-3.2°C 13.1°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
384.1mm
71.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
474.0mm
83 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
402.8mm
73 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-4.4°C
12th
Lowest On Record
-8.5°C
9th 1994
Average This Month
1.1°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
1.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.4°C
30th
Highest On Record
24.0°C
30th 1982
Average This Month
14.3°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.4mm
25th
Total This Month
46.2mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.7mm
11.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
156.2mm
1974
Driest On Record
2.0mm
1994
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Rain transforms The Red Centre

16:50 EST

The heaviest august rain in decades turned central Australia into an eerie place this week, causing waterfalls and thick fog.

Spring soaking to follow wet winter

16:49 EST

An impending rain event scheduled for the opening days of spring continues the pattern of wet weather which has gripped eastern Australia during winter.

NT weather: Spectacular photos capture thick fog blanketing Alice Springs

15:58 EST

Residents of Alice Springs have woken to thick fog blanketing the streets and cloaking the East MacDonnell Ranges.