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ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Sunny. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Around Canberra Sun protection 9:30am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme].

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then turning SE in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming SE 20 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 40%.

Issued Thu 09:58 EDT

ACT Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
14:40 EDT
W 13 15 34.1 6.4 31.9 18 29 0.0 1018.4
14:40 EDT
W 19 28 23.9 5.8 23.9 31 15 0.0 -
14:40 EDT
WNW 20 26 34.0 7.9 32.0 20 31 0.0 1018.2
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