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Current Warnings

ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Fog clearing to a mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds. Around Canberra.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of drizzle in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before turning S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon.

  • Friday Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds.

Issued Wed 10:28 EST

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 EST
NNW 17 20 9.6 1.5 7.2 57 4 0.0 1023.2
14:40 EST
W 11 17 2.4 -1.0 -0.7 78 1 0.0 -
14:40 EST
NNW 13 15 9.3 1.0 7.3 56 3 0.0 1023.0
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