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Canberra Forecast

Today 17°C
Tonight 6°C
rain_developing

Now

15.6°C steady
Updated at 16:20 EST

Southern Tablelands for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost. High (80%) chance of rain this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northwest later tonight. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.6°C steady
Dew Point 2.7°C steady
Feels Like 15.6°C
Relative Humidity 42%
Wind icon
NW 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1010.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 7.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:22 EST
Sunset sunset
17:44 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 15.1°C
Braidwood 15.5°C
Goulburn Ap 16.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
13°C

9pm

Shower
10°C

12am

Heavy shower
8°C

3am

Intermittent rain
6°C

Southern Tablelands Weather Warnings

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Sep 2
Thu
Sep 3
Fri
Sep 4
Sat
Sep 5
Sun
Sep 6
Mon
Sep 7
Tue
Sep 8

Rain developing

Rain

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Cloudy

Possible shower

Frost then sunny
Maximum 17°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 15°C
Minimum -3°C 6°C 1°C 0°C 3°C 4°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 90% 70% 20% 20% 50% 90% 20%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index Low Low Moderate Moderate Moderate Low Moderate
Frost Risk Severe Nil High High Moderate Slight High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 6
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
24
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
4
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
19
km/h
16
km/h
29
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 6km/h
NNW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NW 12km/h
NW
W 24km/h
W
W 8km/h
W
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NW 4km/h
NW
NW 15km/h
NW
NNE 9km/h
NNE
NNW 19km/h
NNW
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 29km/h
NNW
NNW 15km/h
NNW
NW 26km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 87% 37% 87% 67% 80% 45% 80% 42% 82% 46% 79% 52% 78% 44%
Dew Point 3°C 2°C 7°C 7°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 7°C 7°C 4°C 3°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:57 EST
sunrise
06:22 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:10 EST
moon
rise
Wed 21:47 EST
set
Thu 09:11 EST
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21
moon
Mon
Sep 28

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Sep 2
-2.8°C 17°C 0.0mm
Tue
Sep 1
-3.1°C 14.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 31
-3.0°C 15.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 30
-2.9°C 14.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 29
4.0°C 14.0°C 1.8mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
436.2mm
81.4 Day(s)
Total For 2015
402.8mm
73 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
361.6mm
71 Day(s)
Wettest Day
53.2mm
Apr 8
Lowest Temperature
-7.0°C
Jun 2
Highest Temperature
35.2°C
Jan 2

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-3.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-6.8°C
1st 2012
Average This Month
-3.0°C
-6.2°C
Long-term Average
3.2°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
17.0°C
2nd
Highest On Record
28.6°C
26th 1965
Average This Month
15.6°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
16.3°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
52.1mm
10.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
150.6mm
1978
Driest On Record
3.0mm
1994
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