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Canberra Forecast

Tonight -5°C
Tomorrow 15°C
frost_then_sunny

Now

7.3°C falling
Updated at 19:10 EST

ACT for Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds SW 20 to 25 km/h turning SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Sunny. Morning frost. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.3°C falling
Dew Point -3.0°C rising
Feels Like 0.6°C
Relative Humidity 48%
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SSE 22km/h rising
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1021.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:37 EST
Sunset sunset
17:36 EST

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 7.6°C
Braidwood 6.7°C
Goulburn Ap 2.7°C

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

9pm

Clear
4°C

12am

Clear
1°C

3am

Clear
-2°C

6am

Mostly clear
-5°C

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Aug 22
Fri
Aug 23
Sat
Aug 24
Sun
Aug 25
Mon
Aug 26
Tue
Aug 27
Wed
Aug 28

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny
Maximum 15°C 15°C 17°C 15°C 14°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 7°C -5°C -2°C 0°C -1°C 1°C 1°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 50% 60% 60% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index High High High Extreme High Very High High
Frost Risk Nil Severe Severe High Severe High High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 23
km/h
25
km/h
6
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
31
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
13
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 23km/h
WSW
SSW 25km/h
SSW
NW 6km/h
NW
NNW 25km/h
NNW
NW 18km/h
NW
WNW 31km/h
WNW
NNE 7km/h
NNE
WNW 15km/h
WNW
SSE 7km/h
SSE
N 13km/h
N
SE 6km/h
SE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NW 13km/h
NW
WNW 25km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 57% 28% 69% 34% 66% 37% 75% 45% 83% 42% 91% 55% 79% 47%
Dew Point 2°C -4°C -3°C -1°C 1°C 2°C 3°C 3°C 2°C 2°C 5°C 6°C 4°C 4°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:10 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
17:37 EST
last light
18:03 EST
moon
rise
Thu 23:40 EST
set
Fri 10:42 EST
moon
Sat
Aug 24
moon
Fri
Aug 30
moon
Fri
Sep 6
moon
Sat
Sep 14

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 22
9.0°C 16°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 21
6.8°C 16.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 20
2.7°C 13.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 19
2.6°C 9.4°C 2.4mm
Sun
Aug 18
-1.1°C 18.9°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
384.1mm
71.1 Day(s)
Total For 2019
276.4mm
67 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
225.8mm
52 Day(s)
Wettest Day
45.2mm
Mar 30
Lowest Temperature
-5.1°C
Jul 25
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Jan 16

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-5.0°C
7th
Lowest On Record
-8.5°C
9th 1994
Average This Month
-0.0°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
1.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
18.9°C
18th
Highest On Record
24.0°C
30th 1982
Average This Month
13.6°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.6mm
9th
Total This Month
17.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
45.7mm
11.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
156.2mm
1974
Driest On Record
2.0mm
1994
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