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ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle or a light shower this morning. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20% Around Canberra Sun protection 9:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme].

  • Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending W/NW in the early afternoon. Possible rainfall: 8 to 15 mm Chance of any rain: 95%.

  • Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then turning E during the afternoon. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.

  • Sunday Cloud clearing. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0%.

  • Monday Sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers later in the day. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 40%.

Issued Thu 04:45 EDT

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 %
13 31 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 11 57 E 16 27
14 22 5% - Nil - - - -
13 30 5% < 1mm Nil SE 6 59 E 10 29
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