Fairfax Media Network

Watson Weather


35.24°S 149.15°E 592m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

Tonight 0°C
Tomorrow 14°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

6.3°C falling
Updated at 22:00 EST

ACT for Wednesday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower early this evening. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 0. 2 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of light frost in the morning. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0% Around Canberra Sun protection 10:20am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate].

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.3°C falling
Dew Point 1.6°C falling
Feels Like 3.1°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
S 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1013.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Wed

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
17:26 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 7.6°C
Braidwood 7.3°C
Goulburn Ap 7.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
5°C

3am

Mostly clear
1°C

6am

Clear
0°C

9am

Mostly clear
7°C

ACT Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 13°C 14°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 16°C
Minimum 9°C 0°C 0°C 3°C 3°C 4°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 90% 5% 30% 5% 20% 20% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil High High Moderate Moderate Slight Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction NW 18km/h
NW
W 21km/h
W
SW 17km/h
SW
SSW 20km/h
SSW
WSW 7km/h
WSW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
W 7km/h
W
SW 14km/h
SW
SSE 5km/h
SSE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
NW 11km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
NW 14km/h
NW
WNW 21km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 88% 71% 68% 44% 70% 46% 83% 49% 79% 47% 83% 55% 81% 62%
Dew Point 10°C 7°C 2°C 2°C 2°C 5°C 7°C 8°C 6°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 8°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:10 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
17:25 EST
last light
17:51 EST
moon
rise
Thu 07:00 EST
set
Thu 18:16 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Apr 26
11.0°C 13°C 5.8mm
Tue
Apr 25
10.6°C 17.2°C 2.2mm
Mon
Apr 24
8.2°C 22.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
4.7°C 22.6°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 22
11.2°C 21.5°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
213.7mm
28.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
141.8mm
36 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
163.2mm
27 Day(s)
Wettest Day
22.8mm
Mar 22
Lowest Temperature
1.1°C
Apr 16
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.1°C
16th
Lowest On Record
-3.7°C
25th 1999
Average This Month
6.3°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
6.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
32.6°C
12th 1968
Average This Month
20.4°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
20.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.0mm
10th
Total This Month
27.6mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.0mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
187.2mm
1989
Driest On Record
0.8mm
1997
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Victoria on track for wet April after wintry blast hits state

15:20 EST

Parts of Victoria have already received almost double the average rainfall this month, and some areas have recorded the wettest April in 16 years.

Several weather systems set to pummel NZ

15:10 EST

New Zealanders are bracing for a week of wild weather.

Smoke signals the burning of heavy stubble, a hangover of last year's record NSW crop

14:56 EST

The skies above New South Wales farms have been filled with smoke in recent weeks as growers burn a huge load of dry stubble left over from last year's record crop yields.