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McArthur River Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 39°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.2°C falling
Updated at 00:40 CST

Currently at McArthur River

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.2°C falling
Dew Point 25.2°C rising
Feels Like 33.3°C
Relative Humidity 84%
Wind icon
NNE 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1008.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Nearby Now

Borroloola 26.8°C

Next 12 hours in McArthur River

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
26°C

6am

Mostly clear
25°C

9am

Mostly clear
30°C

12pm

Mostly clear
36°C

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McArthur River 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15
Tue
Feb 16
Wed
Feb 17
Thu
Feb 18
Fri
Feb 19

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower
Maximum 39°C 40°C 40°C 41°C 40°C 41°C 40°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 10% 20% 5% 10% 20% 50% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 6
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
6
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
6
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction WSW 6km/h
WSW
SE 14km/h
SE
WNW 7km/h
WNW
SSE 12km/h
SSE
NW 9km/h
NW
SE 10km/h
SE
WNW 8km/h
WNW
SW 8km/h
SW
ENE 6km/h
ENE
E 9km/h
E
WSW 9km/h
WSW
NNE 6km/h
NNE
WNW 9km/h
WNW
NE 9km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 67% 24% 60% 22% 61% 21% 57% 22% 57% 23% 58% 21% 61% 22%
Dew Point 24°C 16°C 22°C 15°C 23°C 15°C 22°C 16°C 22°C 16°C 22°C 15°C 23°C 15°C

McArthur River Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
rise
Sat 10:35 CST
set
Sat 22:42 CST
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

McArthur River Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 12
25.8°C 37°C 0.6mm
Thu
Feb 11
23.5°C 35.2°C 23.2mm
Wed
Feb 10
25.3°C 37.6°C 8.6mm
Tue
Feb 9
25.5°C 39.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 8
23.2°C 39.6°C 0.0mm

McArthur River Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
394.7mm
26.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
115.0mm
18 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
242.4mm
22 Day(s)
Wettest Day
23.2mm
Feb 11
Lowest Temperature
20.3°C
Feb 7
Highest Temperature
40.6°C
Jan 7

McArthur River Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.3°C
7th
Lowest On Record
17.5°C
3rd 1990
Average This Month
24.5°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
24.7°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.6°C
8th
Highest On Record
45.3°C
19th 1983
Average This Month
36.4°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
35.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
23.2mm
11th
Total This Month
54.6mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
184.4mm
13.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
660.9mm
2001
Driest On Record
5.2mm
1983
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