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Thu 05:11 EST
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ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, becoming less likely this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 30 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Possible rainfall: 30 to 40 mm Chance of any rain: 90% Around Canberra Sun protection 9:00am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High].

  • Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 10 to 20 mm Chance of any rain: 80%.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.

  • Sunday Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20%.

  • Monday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h. Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm Chance of any rain: 70%.

Issued Thu 04:45 EST

ACT Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
3 10 90% 5-10mm Moderate NNW 28 90 NW 32 78
3 10 90% - Slight - - - -
3 10 90% 5-10mm Moderate NNW 20 90 NW 25 72
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