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McArthur River Forecast

Tonight 23°C
Tomorrow 30°C
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Now

24.3°C steady
Updated at 20:50 CST

Currently at McArthur River

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Temperature 24.3°C steady
Dew Point 21.0°C falling
Feels Like 24.3°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
S 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1007.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 17.8mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:23 CST
Sunset sunset
18:56 CST

Nearby Now

Borroloola 22.3°C

Next 12 hours in McArthur River

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
25°C

3am

Slight chance shower
24°C

6am

Intermittent rain
23°C

9am

Shower
26°C

Roper-McArthur Weather Warnings

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NT - Mon 19:56 CST
Warning Zone: Port Roper in the Northern Territory to Mornington Island in Queensland, Not Including Mornington Island

NT - Mon 17:13 CST
Gale Warning for the Roper Groote Coast on Monday and Tuesday

NT - Mon 17:02 CST
Minor Flood Warning for the McArthur River

National Forecast

McArthur River 7-day Weather Forecast

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Maximum 29°C 30°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 34°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 70% 70% 60%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm
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 29
km/h
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km/h
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km/h
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km/h
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km/h
17
km/h
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km/h
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7
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12
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 29km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
E 18km/h
E
E 11km/h
E
E 10km/h
E
SW 4km/h
SW
ESE 7km/h
ESE
S 6km/h
S
ESE 12km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 89% 84% 89% 84% 88% 80% 90% 83% 90% 73% 84% 72% 84% 65%
Dew Point 25°C 23°C 25°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C

McArthur River 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
06:01 CST
sunrise
06:23 CST
sunset
18:56 CST
last light
19:18 CST
moon
rise
Tue 01:29 CST
set
Wed 15:27 CST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

McArthur River Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 20
23.8°C 24°C 15.4mm
Sun
Feb 19
24.0°C 25.2°C 125.6mm
Sat
Feb 18
23.9°C 26.2°C 11.8mm
Fri
Feb 17
25.8°C 33.6°C 0.8mm
Thu
Feb 16
26.2°C 35.6°C 0.0mm

McArthur River Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
394.7mm
26.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
626.2mm
32 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
115.2mm
19 Day(s)
Wettest Day
125.6mm
Feb 19
Lowest Temperature
23.5°C
Jan 30
Highest Temperature
37.9°C
Jan 31

McArthur River Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.7°C
15th
Lowest On Record
17.5°C
3rd 1990
Average This Month
24.7°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
24.7°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.6°C
16th
Highest On Record
45.3°C
19th 1983
Average This Month
31.7°C
-3.5°C
Long-term Average
35.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
125.6mm
19th
Total This Month
364.4mm
15 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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Weather News

Kimberley wet season causing havoc but creating tourism opportunities

21:33 EDT

WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

19:40 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.