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ACT Forecast

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Light winds. Around Canberra.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 70%.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming N/NW and light during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Possible rainfall: 0 to 0. 4 mm Chance of any rain: 30%.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.

Issued Fri 09:46 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 %
Possible shower
-2 11 30% < 1mm Severe NW 19 94 WSW 26 51
Possible shower
1 6 30% - High W 16 85 W 18 73
Possible shower
-2 10 40% < 1mm Severe NW 13 97 WSW 20 56
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07:17 EST

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23:34 EST

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