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McArthur River Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 32°C
thunderstorms

Now

26.1°C falling
Updated at 00:50 CST

Currently at McArthur River

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Temperature 26.1°C falling
Dew Point 25.4°C falling
Feels Like 28.6°C
Relative Humidity 96%
Wind icon
NNE 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1008.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 17.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:11 CST
Sunset sunset
19:05 CST

Nearby Now

Borroloola 25.7°C

Next 12 hours in McArthur River

48-hour forecast

3am

Chance shower or storm
25°C

6am

Shower. Chance storm
24°C

9am

Shower. Chance storm
27°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

Roper-McArthur Weather Warnings

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NT - Tue 22:30 CST
Severe Weather Warning Damaging Winds and Heavy Rainfall for Daly, Tiwi, Gregory the Arnhem, Carpentaria and Barkly Districts

NT - Tue 18:01 CST
Moderate Flood Warning for the Waterhouse River

NT - Tue 12:56 CST
Flood Watch for Western, Eastern and Central Inland Rivers

National Forecast

McArthur River 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 25
Thu
Jan 26
Fri
Jan 27
Sat
Jan 28
Sun
Jan 29
Mon
Jan 30
Tue
Jan 31

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms

Possible thunderstorm

Fog then sunny

Late shower

Thunder-
storms

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 32°C 34°C 35°C 35°C 37°C 37°C 36°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 60% 30% 40% 80% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index 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 15
km/h
19
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
11
km/h
4
km/h
12
km/h
2
km/h
12
km/h
3
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 15km/h
ENE
ENE 19km/h
ENE
E 10km/h
E
NE 14km/h
NE
NNW 5km/h
NNW
ENE 11km/h
ENE
NNW 4km/h
NNW
ENE 12km/h
ENE
W 2km/h
W
E 12km/h
E
NNW 3km/h
NNW
ENE 12km/h
ENE
N 6km/h
N
ENE 11km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 89% 75% 83% 65% 80% 55% 76% 53% 73% 47% 70% 49% 76% 56%
Dew Point 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C

McArthur River Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:48 CST
sunrise
06:11 CST
sunset
19:05 CST
last light
19:28 CST
moon
set
Wed 16:47 CST
rise
Thu 04:26 CST
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11
moon
Sun
Feb 19

McArthur River Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 24
24.4°C 26°C 20.6mm
Mon
Jan 23
24.9°C 32.6°C 30.0mm
Sun
Jan 22
26.2°C 35.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 21
25.7°C 36.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 20
26.3°C 35.9°C 0.0mm

McArthur River Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
210.3mm
13.6 Day(s)
Total For 2017
220.8mm
13 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
34.8mm
6 Day(s)
Wettest Day
83.0mm
Jan 16
Lowest Temperature
23.8°C
Jan 16
Highest Temperature
37.2°C
Jan 4

McArthur River Almanac

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January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.8°C
16th
Lowest On Record
16.0°C
27th 1976
Average This Month
25.6°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
24.9°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.2°C
4th
Highest On Record
45.0°C
4th 1971
Average This Month
33.6°C
-2.3°C
Long-term Average
35.9°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
83.0mm
16th
Total This Month
220.8mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
210.3mm
13.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
782.3mm
2003
Driest On Record
10.1mm
1972
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Weather News

Outback pilots deliver goods to remote NT communities and check properties as wet weather continues

18:19 EDT

Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.

NT weather: Crocs, floods, and food drops as Top End residents brace for more heavy rainfall

17:37 EDT

The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.

Darwin deluge as monsoon returns

16:02 EDT

The monsoon trough has redeveloped over northern Australia this week, bringing Darwin its heaviest rain five years.