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Darwin Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 22°C
sunny

Now

30.5°C rising
Updated at 12:00 CST

Currently at Darwin Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.5°C rising
Dew Point 12.1°C rising
Feels Like 29.4°C
Relative Humidity 32%
Wind icon
E 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1011.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 18.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:59 CST
Sunset sunset
18:28 CST

Nearby Now

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Darwin

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

6pm

Mostly clear
30°C

9pm

Mostly clear
26°C

12am

Mostly clear
24°C

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National Forecast

Darwin 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 33°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 20% 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index
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 17
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
13
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
17
km/h
17
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SE 17km/h
SE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
ESE 9km/h
ESE
E 13km/h
E
ESE 8km/h
ESE
E 13km/h
E
ESE 10km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SE 17km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 42% 38% 54% 39% 64% 40% 66% 37% 64% 31% 60% 30% 52% 30%
Dew Point 12°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 20°C 17°C 20°C 16°C 19°C 13°C 18°C 13°C 15°C 13°C

Darwin Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:36 CST
sunrise
06:59 CST
sunset
18:28 CST
last light
18:50 CST
moon
rise
Thu 14:46 CST
set
Fri 03:04 CST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Darwin Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 24
21.5°C - 0.0mm
Wed
May 23
22.4°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
22.6°C 32.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
22.0°C 33.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
19.7°C 32.3°C 0.0mm

Darwin Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
1239.0mm
72.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1541.6mm
76 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1738.6mm
77 Day(s)
Wettest Day
140.8mm
Jan 30
Lowest Temperature
17.9°C
May 18
Highest Temperature
35.2°C
Apr 16

Darwin Ap Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.9°C
18th
Lowest On Record
13.8°C
27th 1990
Average This Month
21.8°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
22.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.9°C
4th
Highest On Record
36.0°C
2nd 1942
Average This Month
32.6°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
32.0°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
21.3mm
2.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
298.9mm
1968
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1943
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