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Canberra Forecast

Tonight 4°C
Tomorrow 14°C
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Now

7.9°C rising
Updated at 23:10 EST

ACT for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of rain, becoming less likely this afternoon. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h tending NW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming NW 30 to 45 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.9°C rising
Dew Point 3.9°C rising
Feels Like 4.8°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
NNW 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1009.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:44 EST
Sunset sunset
17:32 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 9.3°C
Braidwood 8.4°C
Goulburn Ap 8.0°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
8°C

3am

Clear
6°C

6am

Mostly clear
5°C

9am

Mostly clear
8°C

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 16
Thu
Aug 17
Fri
Aug 18
Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22

Sunny

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny
Maximum 14°C 14°C 11°C 12°C 13°C 11°C 16°C
Minimum 6°C 4°C 2°C -2°C -4°C -1°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 80% 80% 40% 5% 80% 60% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index High Low Moderate Moderate High Low Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Slight Moderate Severe Severe Severe High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 32
km/h
38
km/h
24
km/h
38
km/h
31
km/h
39
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
31
km/h
13
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction W 32km/h
W
WNW 38km/h
WNW
NW 24km/h
NW
WNW 38km/h
WNW
W 31km/h
W
W 39km/h
W
SW 17km/h
SW
SW 25km/h
SW
WSW 6km/h
WSW
NW 17km/h
NW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NW 31km/h
NW
WNW 13km/h
WNW
WNW 28km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 78% 54% 72% 51% 73% 52% 59% 33% 63% 38% 76% 65% 76% 53%
Dew Point 7°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 1°C 1°C -4°C -4°C -4°C -1°C 1°C 5°C 3°C 6°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:17 EST
sunrise
06:43 EST
sunset
17:32 EST
last light
17:59 EST
moon
rise
Thu 02:15 EST
set
Thu 12:51 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 16
6.4°C 14°C 5.2mm
Tue
Aug 15
1°C 18°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 14
0°C 19°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 13
1.6°C 16°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 12
5.6°C 15.1°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
384.1mm
71.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
242.4mm
69 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
437.4mm
77 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
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-2.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-8.5°C
9th 1994
Average This Month
2.6°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
1.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
19.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
24.0°C
30th 1982
Average This Month
14.2°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
17.8mm
4th
Total This Month
43.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.7mm
11.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
156.2mm
1974
Driest On Record
2.0mm
1994
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