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Canberra Forecast

Tonight 15°C
Tomorrow 21°C
rain

Now

17.0°C falling
Updated at 22:10 EDT

ACT for Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.0°C falling
Dew Point 16.8°C falling
Feels Like 17.0°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
N 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1022.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 5.8mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:16 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:21 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 17.3°C
Braidwood 16.8°C
Goulburn Ap 18.0°C
Mt Ginini 9.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

12am

Heavy rain
18°C

3am

Shower
16°C

6am

Shower
15°C

9am

Shower
18°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Oct 19
Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24
Wed
Oct 25

Rain

Rain

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 26°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 24°C 25°C 27°C
Minimum 9°C 15°C 3°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 7°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 50% 50% 10% 40% 50%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
Pollen Index Moderate Low Low High Low Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Moderate Slight Slight Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
27
km/h
7
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
11
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 18km/h
NNW
NW 27km/h
NW
E 7km/h
E
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
NNW 15km/h
NNW
W 7km/h
W
WNW 18km/h
WNW
SSW 8km/h
SSW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NW 12km/h
NW
NW 24km/h
NW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
NW 25km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 68% 46% 88% 64% 61% 33% 69% 35% 68% 31% 67% 27% 62% 28%
Dew Point 12°C 14°C 16°C 13°C 3°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 9°C 5°C 9°C 7°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:49 EDT
sunrise
06:15 EDT
sunset
19:22 EDT
last light
19:48 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 06:39 EDT
set
Fri 19:42 EDT
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11
moon
Sat
Nov 18

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Oct 19
9.2°C 27°C 0.0mm
Wed
Oct 18
5.5°C 27.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 17
3.7°C 27.4°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
6.1°C 25.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 15
6.7°C 24.7°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
497.6mm
91.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
279.0mm
82 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
651.4mm
106 Day(s)
Wettest Day
31.2mm
May 20
Lowest Temperature
-8.7°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-0.7°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
6.2°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
6.0°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
32.7°C
13th 1946
Average This Month
23.5°C
+4.0°C
Long-term Average
19.5°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.8mm
9th
Total This Month
17.0mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
61.4mm
10.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
161.0mm
1976
Driest On Record
2.4mm
1977
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17:50 EDT

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16:30 EDT

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Early-season deluge continues in Queensland

14:41 EDT

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