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ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Clear. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 0. 4 mm Chance of any rain: 30%.

  • Thursday Sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5% Around Canberra Sun protection 9:30am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme].

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then turning SE in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming SE 20 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 60%.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mm Chance of any rain: 50%.

Issued Wed 16:20 EDT

ACT Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible shower
12 31 50% 5-10mm Nil NE 6 69 ENE 17 31
Possible shower
13 30 60% 5-10mm Nil NE 3 69 NE 10 35
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