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23.88°S 132.58°E 639m AMSL

Watarrka Forecast

Tonight 21°C
Tomorrow 38°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

28.3°C falling
Updated at 22:30 CST

Alice Springs for Monday Clear. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h tending NE in the late evening. Chance of any rain: 5% Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely later in the day. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 30%.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Alice Springs Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.3°C falling
Dew Point 20.8°C rising
Feels Like 30.3°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
E 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1008.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 CST
Sunset sunset
19:37 CST

Nearby Now

Uluru 27.6°C
Kintore 27.0°C

Next 12 hours in Alice Springs

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
25°C

3am

Mostly clear
23°C

6am

Mostly clear
23°C

9am

Slight chance shower
28°C

Alice Springs Weather Warnings

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NT - Mon 16:48 CST
Severe Weather Warning (Heavy Rain) for parts of the Carpentaria, Gregory, Barkly and Tanami Districts

National Forecast

Watarrka 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 39°C 38°C 37°C 36°C 35°C 35°C 35°C
Minimum 22°C 21°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 50% 80% 50% 40% 80% 70% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 19
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction E 19km/h
E
E 17km/h
E
ESE 15km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
NE 23km/h
NE
NE 26km/h
NE
N 28km/h
N
N 28km/h
N
NNW 22km/h
NNW
NNW 18km/h
NNW
N 11km/h
N
N 12km/h
N
N 8km/h
N
N 9km/h
N
Relative Humidity 37% 23% 42% 32% 61% 47% 66% 46% 66% 48% 67% 48% 66% 46%
Dew Point 13°C 14°C 15°C 19°C 21°C 24°C 21°C 23°C 20°C 23°C 21°C 23°C 21°C 22°C

Watarrka Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:45 CST
sunrise
06:10 CST
sunset
19:37 CST
last light
20:02 CST
moon
set
Tue 10:33 CST
rise
Tue 23:07 CST
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Watarrka Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Jan 15
22.0°C - 0.7mm
Sat
Jan 14
22.6°C 29.4°C 7.2mm
Fri
Jan 13
25.4°C 36.5°C 1.4mm
Thu
Jan 12
22.2°C 34.5°C 40.1mm
Wed
Jan 11
23.4°C 36.1°C 4.9mm

Watarrka Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
35.4mm
5.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
55.3mm
6 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
8.4mm
2 Day(s)
Wettest Day
40.1mm
Jan 12
Lowest Temperature
19.7°C
Jan 3
Highest Temperature
40.2°C
Jan 9

Watarrka Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.7°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
15.7°C
6th 1991
Average This Month
23.1°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
23.6°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
40.2°C
9th
Highest On Record
45.3°C
12th 2013
Average This Month
36.3°C
-2.2°C
Long-term Average
38.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
40.1mm
12th
Total This Month
55.3mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
35.4mm
5.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
177.5mm
1995
Driest On Record
1.6mm
2002
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Weather News

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22:16 EDT

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18:18 EDT

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