ACT Weather

Current Warnings

ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Sunny. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h tending NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then shifting E/SE during the afternoon.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

Issued Wed 17:45 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
06:30 EDT
NE 11 13 10.3 1.9 6.4 56 3 0.0 1015.3
06:30 EDT
WSW 22 37 2.0 1.4 -4.1 96 1 0.0 -
06:30 EDT
SSW 2 11 7.4 2.5 5.4 71 1 0.0 1015.5
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