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ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h shifting E in the evening. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 1 to 6 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 20% Around Canberra Sun protection 9:00am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [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%.

Issued Wed 17:32 EDT

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
01:50 EDT
ENE 20 26 16.0 11.6 16.0 75 3 0.0 1015.9
01:50 EDT
ENE 17 24 9.0 8.5 6.4 97 1 0.0 -
01:50 EDT
E 13 15 17.1 12.2 17.1 73 2 0.0 1015.9
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