ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Thu 03:58 EDT
Current Warnings
 

ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight chance of a shower or storm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h shifting SE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

  • Friday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then shifting E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower, most likely later in the day. The chance of a thunderstorm later in the day. Light winds.

Issued Wed 22:00 EST

ACT Observations

Latest Observations
Station
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
11:40 EDT
WNW 9 11 35.2 11.6 33.9 24 22 0.0 1012.8
11:40 EDT
NW 13 19 26.8 14.2 25.6 46 9 0.0 -
11:40 EDT
NNW 17 24 34.7 12.4 32.2 26 24 0.0 1013.0
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10:27 EDT

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