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ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Winds SE 30 to 35 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h before dawn.

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

  • Monday Medium chance of showers during the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds NW 20 to 25 km/h tending W 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.

Issued Wed 05:25 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 %
Mostly sunny
4 21 30% < 1mm Slight W 6 65 N 17 32
Mostly sunny
6 21 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
5 21 30% < 1mm Slight W 4 63 N 13 32
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