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Current Warnings

ACT Forecast

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Rainfall amount: 0 mm Around Canberra.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog and frost in the morning. Light winds.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the evening. Light winds.

  • Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the morning. Light winds.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely later in the day. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

Issued Tue 04:45 EST

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
04:40 EST
NW 7 7 -4.0 -4.7 -7.1 95 1 0.0 1018.4
04:40 EST
SW 20 26 -1.8 -2.1 -7.5 98 1 0.0 -
04:40 EST
- 0 0 -1.6 -1.9 -1.6 98 0 0.0 1018.3
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