Canberra weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Canberra

The best time to visit in Canberra in Australia is from January until March and November and December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Canberra is 28°C in January and the lowest is 10°C in July. The weather and climate of Canberra is suitable for a city trip.

Canberra has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Canberra or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Canberra by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 26 23 18 14 11 10 11 15 19 22 25
Precipitation (mm) 28 26 22 17 15 27 16 22 29 35 43 49

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14 day weather forecast Canberra

The weather for in Canberra will be 17° till 19° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
5.4 mm 85% 2 m/s 9
Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0.4 mm 30% 4 m/s 4
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
0.9 mm 45% 3 m/s 6
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
2.2 mm 40% 2 m/s 9
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
1.3 mm 30% 1 m/s 4
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
1.1 mm 50% 3 m/s 9
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0.4 mm 30% 2 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0.3 mm 10% 3 m/s 7
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 9
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 9
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
10°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
10°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
11°
1.8 mm 65% 3 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
11°
0.3 mm 25% 3 m/s 1

Climate Canberra

Canberra has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Canberra is 18° degrees and there is about 330 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 199 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Canberra

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 26 23 18 14 11 10 11 15 19 22 25
Night temp. (°C) 14 13 11 8 4 2 1 2 4 6 9 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 28 26 22 17 15 27 16 22 29 35 43 49
Days with rain 10 10 10 11 6 9 10 10 11 14 13 13
Days with snow - - - - - - 1 1 - - - -
Dry days 21 18 21 19 25 21 20 20 19 17 17 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 9 9 8 6 8 8 9 9 11 11
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 5 4 4 3 2 3 3 3 4 5 5

Canberra weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Canberra? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Canberra?

Canberra is located in Australia. It lies in a straight line at 10,551 miles from London.

The coordinates of Canberra are:

  • Latitude: -35.27603
  • Longitude: 149.13435

The GPS coordinates are 35° 16' S, 149° 8' E

How long is the flight to Canberra?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Canberra is approximately 21 h. 20 min.

What are the nearest airports to Canberra?

These are the airports closests to Canberra:

How many inhabitants are there in Canberra?

Canberra has approximately 327,700 inhabitants.

How big is Canberra?

The area of Canberra is around 1,664 mi².

What is the currency of Canberra?

In Canberra the Australian dollar (AUD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 October 2021

  • 1 Australian dollar = 1.82 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.55 Australian dollar
  • 10 Australian dollar = 18.20 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 5.49 Australian dollar
  • 100 Australian dollar = 182.01 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 54.94 Australian dollar

What is the area code of Canberra?

The area code to call Canberra is +61.