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35.30°S 149.21°E 580m AMSL

Canberra Forecast

This morning 13°C
Today 32°C
hazy

Now

12.8°C steady
Updated at 05:00 EDT

ACT for Monday Mostly sunny. Areas of smoke haze, most likely from the late afternoon. Light winds becoming E 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Canberra Ap

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Temperature 12.8°C steady
Dew Point -1.9°C rising
Feels Like 9.5°C
Relative Humidity 36%
Wind icon
N 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1009.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:43 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:14 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 12.5°C
Braidwood 12.4°C
Goulburn Ap 9.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
13°C

9am

Clear
22°C

12pm

Clear
27°C

3pm

Clear
31°C

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Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 16
Tue
Dec 17
Wed
Dec 18
Thu
Dec 19
Fri
Dec 20
Sat
Dec 21
Sun
Dec 22

Hazy

Hazy

Hazy

Hazy

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 32°C 34°C 38°C 41°C 38°C 43°C 36°C
Minimum 13°C 11°C 13°C 19°C 12°C 15°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 20% 5% 50% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index High High High High High Very High Very 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 9
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
17
km/h
6
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
27
km/h
11
km/h
22
km/h
11
km/h
29
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction S 9km/h
S
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 7km/h
SE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
WNW 6km/h
WNW
NW 21km/h
NW
NW 15km/h
NW
W 27km/h
W
E 11km/h
E
NE 22km/h
NE
NW 11km/h
NW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
E 15km/h
E
E 25km/h
E
Relative Humidity 33% 22% 53% 20% 36% 12% 21% 7% 32% 12% 32% 7% 47% 30%
Dew Point 5°C 7°C 10°C 8°C 8°C 4°C 5°C -1°C 6°C 3°C 11°C 0°C 12°C 16°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:13 EDT
sunrise
05:43 EDT
sunset
20:14 EDT
last light
20:44 EDT
moon
set
Mon 09:21 EDT
rise
Mon 23:49 EDT
moon
Thu
Dec 19
moon
Thu
Dec 26
moon
Fri
Jan 3
moon
Sat
Jan 11

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 15
12.9°C 27°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 14
9.2°C 29.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 13
12.8°C 27.8°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 12
12.8°C 30.5°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 11
11.3°C 32.7°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
618.2mm
109.3 Day(s)
Total For 2019
358.6mm
81 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
451.2mm
84 Day(s)
Wettest Day
45.2mm
Mar 30
Lowest Temperature
-5.2°C
Aug 23
Highest Temperature
41.6°C
Jan 16

Canberra Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.6°C
1st
Lowest On Record
0.3°C
6th 2012
Average This Month
11.2°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
11.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
38.1°C
10th
Highest On Record
39.2°C
21st 1994
Average This Month
27.9°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
26.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.6mm
2nd
Total This Month
1.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
56.0mm
8.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
215.2mm
1947
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1967
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Weather News

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18:46 EDT

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14:55 EDT

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Extreme heat sets Canberra in its sights

12:44 EDT

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