Canberra Weather


35.28°S 149.13°E 561m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

Today 27°C
Tonight 14°C
thunderstorms

Now

18.1°C rising
Updated at 13:50 EDT

ACT for Monday Cloud developing. Very high chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. Thunderstorms likely, possibly severe. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 18.1°C rising
Dew Point 11.7°C falling
Feels Like 15.7°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
SSW 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1004.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.4mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:19 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 17.8°C
Braidwood 15.6°C
Goulburn Ap 16.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3pm

Heavy rain
27°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
26°C

9pm

Slight chance storm
21°C

12am

Mostly clear
18°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Mon 13:21 EDT
Severe Thunderstorms have temporarily eased for Canberra and Queanbeyan. Redevelopment of severe thunderstorms remains likely.

NSW/ACT - Mon 12:29 EDT
Severe Storm (Destructive Winds/Giant Hail/Rain)for all districts except Northern Tablelands, Northern Rivers and Lower/Upper Western

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jan 20
Tue
Jan 21
Wed
Jan 22
Thu
Jan 23
Fri
Jan 24
Sat
Jan 25
Sun
Jan 26

Thunder-
storms

Possible shower

Sunny

Windy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 27°C 25°C 32°C 31°C 28°C 30°C 34°C
Minimum 15°C 14°C 13°C 19°C 14°C 13°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 5% 20% 5% 20% 10%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Moderate Very High Very High Moderate High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 10
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
7
km/h
28
km/h
24
km/h
40
km/h
13
km/h
30
km/h
7
km/h
22
km/h
8
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 10km/h
ESE
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NW 17km/h
NW
WNW 24km/h
WNW
N 7km/h
N
NNW 28km/h
NNW
NNW 24km/h
NNW
WNW 40km/h
WNW
NW 13km/h
NW
WNW 30km/h
WNW
NW 7km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 75% 60% 70% 48% 67% 24% 35% 32% 51% 24% 56% 20% 51% 18%
Dew Point 14°C 19°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 9°C 8°C 13°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 5°C 10°C 6°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:40 EDT
sunrise
06:09 EDT
sunset
20:19 EDT
last light
20:48 EDT
moon
set
Mon 16:07 EDT
rise
Tue 02:41 EDT
moon
Sat
Jan 25
moon
Sun
Feb 2
moon
Sun
Feb 9
moon
Sun
Feb 16

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jan 20
16.0°C - 4.4mm
Sun
Jan 19
13.6°C 31.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 18
17.1°C 25.3°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 17
16.5°C 24.8°C 4.0mm
Thu
Jan 16
15.9°C 29.3°C 1.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Total For 2020
10.2mm
6 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
42.0mm
6 Day(s)
Wettest Day
4.4mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
9.7°C
Jan 13
Highest Temperature
44.0°C
Jan 4

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.7°C
13th
Lowest On Record
1.6°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
15.1°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
44.0°C
4th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
30.5°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.4mm
20th
Total This Month
10.2mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
218.4mm
1995
Driest On Record
1.1mm
1947
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