ACT Weather

Sat 09:24 EDT
Current Warnings

ACT Forecast

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Heavy falls possible. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

  • Sunday Cloudy. High chance of showers. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.

  • Monday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.

Issued Fri 22:55 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
10:40 EDT
NNW 28 33 17.5 17.0 14.5 97 2 1.6 1005.3
10:40 EDT
NW 31 48 9.9 9.6 3.7 98 1 7.2 -
10:40 EDT
NNW 17 20 17.0 17.0 16.1 100 1 4.6 1005.2
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