Canberra Weather


35.28°S 149.13°E 561m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

Today 20°C
Tonight 11°C
rain_developing

Now

15.3°C rising
Updated at 11:10 EDT

ACT for Friday Cloudy. High chance of rain and the chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 10 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.3°C rising
Dew Point 11.1°C rising
Feels Like 14.2°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
N 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1011.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
07:18 EDT
Sunset sunset
18:55 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 14.3°C
Braidwood 15.2°C
Goulburn Ap 17.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly cloudy
18°C

3pm

Chance shower
19°C

6pm

Heavy rain
17°C

9pm

Intermittent rain
14°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Fri 11:10 EDT
Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Wind) Illawarra, South Coast, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Snowy Mtns & ACT

NSW/ACT - Fri 10:00 EDT
Sheep Graziers Warning for Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Riverina, Snowy Mountains & ACT

Weatherpulse

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Apr 3
Sat
Apr 4
Sun
Apr 5
Mon
Apr 6
Tue
Apr 7
Wed
Apr 8
Thu
Apr 9

Rain developing

Windy with showers

Cloud increasing

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 20°C 18°C 14°C 17°C 19°C 20°C 21°C
Minimum 13°C 11°C 5°C 7°C 5°C 5°C 5°C
Chance of Rain 70% 20% 40% 20% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Slight Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 10
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
36
km/h
23
km/h
32
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 10km/h
NNW
NNW 13km/h
NNW
WNW 26km/h
WNW
WNW 36km/h
WNW
WNW 23km/h
WNW
WNW 32km/h
WNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
WNW 19km/h
WNW
S 9km/h
S
NE 10km/h
NE
NW 4km/h
NW
NW 12km/h
NW
SSE 9km/h
SSE
NW 12km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 89% 75% 81% 57% 65% 56% 71% 47% 69% 44% 74% 45% 67% 42%
Dew Point 13°C 15°C 12°C 9°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 8°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:52 EDT
sunrise
07:18 EDT
sunset
18:55 EDT
last light
19:20 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 15:58 EDT
set
Sat 02:15 EDT
moon
Wed
Apr 8
moon
Wed
Apr 15
moon
Thu
Apr 23
moon
Fri
May 1

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Apr 3
11.3°C - 20.0mm
Thu
Apr 2
13.8°C 20.0°C 1.4mm
Wed
Apr 1
10.1°C 25.8°C 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 31
13.4°C 23.6°C 0.4mm
Mon
Mar 30
15.2°C 23.7°C 13.2mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
213.7mm
28.8 Day(s)
Total For 2020
217.2mm
29 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
180.2mm
28 Day(s)
Wettest Day
60.4mm
Feb 10
Lowest Temperature
4.3°C
Mar 15
Highest Temperature
44.0°C
Jan 4

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
-3.7°C
25th 1999
Average This Month
11.7°C
+5.1°C
Long-term Average
6.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.8°C
1st
Highest On Record
32.6°C
12th 1968
Average This Month
22.9°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
20.0°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.0mm
3rd
Total This Month
21.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.0mm
7.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
187.2mm
1989
Driest On Record
0.8mm
1997
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