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Watarrka Forecast

This morning 5°C
Today 19°C
sunny

Now

3.6°C rising
Updated at 07:20 CST

Alice Springs for Wednesday Sunny. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.

Currently at Alice Springs Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 3.6°C rising
Dew Point 2.4°C rising
Feels Like 1.2°C
Relative Humidity 92%
Wind icon
NW 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1017.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 0.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

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Sunrise sunrise
07:02 CST
Sunset sunset
18:30 CST

Nearby Now

Uluru 3.9°C
Kintore 10.9°C

Next 12 hours in Alice Springs

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
11°C

12pm

Clear
16°C

3pm

Clear
19°C

6pm

Clear
17°C

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Watarrka 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 24
Thu
Aug 25
Fri
Aug 26
Sat
Aug 27
Sun
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 29
Tue
Aug 30

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 19°C 20°C 20°C 26°C 29°C 24°C 25°C
Minimum 5°C 4°C 5°C 7°C 12°C 14°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 60% 60% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High Very High High High
Frost Risk Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 13
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
20
km/h
10
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
29
km/h
30
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction SE 13km/h
SE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
SW 15km/h
SW
ESE 20km/h
ESE
E 10km/h
E
NE 24km/h
NE
NNW 19km/h
NNW
N 29km/h
N
NNW 30km/h
NNW
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NW 16km/h
NW
ESE 12km/h
ESE
WNW 8km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 62% 29% 45% 27% 51% 23% 37% 17% 28% 23% 41% 29% 51% 37%
Dew Point 3°C 1°C 0°C 1°C 0°C -1°C 0°C -1°C 0°C 6°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 10°C

Watarrka Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:39 CST
sunrise
07:02 CST
sunset
18:30 CST
last light
18:53 CST
moon
set
Wed 11:13 CST
rise
Thu 00:32 CST
moon
Thu
Aug 25
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17

Watarrka Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Aug 23
11.5°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 22
2.0°C 25.0°C 2.4mm
Sun
Aug 21
13.7°C 26.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 20
9.1°C 25.0°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 19
8.5°C 21.0°C 0.0mm

Watarrka Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
199.1mm
26.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
207.6mm
33 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
96.0mm
17 Day(s)
Wettest Day
42.0mm
May 7
Lowest Temperature
2.0°C
Aug 22
Highest Temperature
42.7°C
Feb 13

Watarrka Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
2.0°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
-3.6°C
24th 2000
Average This Month
9.5°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
8.4°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.7°C
18th
Highest On Record
34.9°C
22nd 1995
Average This Month
23.8°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
24.3°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.4mm
22nd
Total This Month
3.7mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
5.5mm
1.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
25.3mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1991
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