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Watarrka Forecast

Today 35°C
Tonight 23°C
mostly_sunny

Now

35.0°C falling
Updated at 17:20 CST

Currently at Alice Springs Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 35.0°C falling
Dew Point -5.9°C rising
Feels Like 32.3°C
Relative Humidity 7%
Wind icon
SE 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1013.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 50.7
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:49 CST
Sunset sunset
19:25 CST

Nearby Now

Uluru 34.9°C
Kintore 37.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Alice Springs

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
35°C

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

3am

Mostly clear
19°C

Alice Springs Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Watarrka 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 11
Tue
Dec 12
Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Thunder-
storms

Possible shower

Late shower

Late thunder
Maximum 35°C 37°C 39°C 36°C 34°C 36°C 37°C
Minimum 22°C 23°C 25°C 27°C 25°C 24°C 27°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 10% 60% 60% 60% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 26
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
10
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
21
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction E 26km/h
E
SE 17km/h
SE
ENE 23km/h
ENE
SE 10km/h
SE
NE 16km/h
NE
WSW 7km/h
WSW
ESE 21km/h
ESE
S 13km/h
S
ESE 21km/h
ESE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
E 18km/h
E
NE 8km/h
NE
NNE 20km/h
NNE
NNW 21km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 12% 9% 12% 9% 11% 9% 28% 17% 34% 23% 32% 22% 31% 21%
Dew Point -3°C -2°C -1°C -1°C 0°C 1°C 11°C 8°C 12°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 11°C

Watarrka Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:23 CST
sunrise
05:49 CST
sunset
19:26 CST
last light
19:51 CST
moon
rise
Tue 01:53 CST
set
Tue 14:14 CST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Alice Springs Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 11
13.5°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
14.1°C 36.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
16.5°C 33.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 8
21.6°C 31.3°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 7
22.7°C 35.5°C 0.0mm

Alice Springs Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
283.7mm
43.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
163.6mm
33 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
298.2mm
57 Day(s)
Wettest Day
30.0mm
Jan 14
Lowest Temperature
-2.9°C
Jun 11
Highest Temperature
41.9°C
Feb 12

Alice Springs Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.9°C
5th
Lowest On Record
9.3°C
12th 2002
Average This Month
16.4°C
-3.9°C
Long-term Average
20.3°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.4°C
10th
Highest On Record
44.2°C
23rd 1972
Average This Month
32.1°C
-3.3°C
Long-term Average
35.4°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.0mm
1st
Total This Month
2.2mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
39.2mm
6.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
228.9mm
1975
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1955
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Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.