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McArthur River Forecast

This morning 26°C
Today 40°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.3°C rising
Updated at 07:20 CST

Currently at McArthur River

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.3°C rising
Dew Point 24.1°C falling
Feels Like 32.5°C
Relative Humidity 78%
Wind icon
N 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1010.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.2mm / -

Nearby Now

Borroloola 29.3°C
Groote Eylandt Ap 29.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in McArthur River

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
33°C

12pm

Mostly clear
38°C

3pm

Mostly clear
40°C

6pm

Slight chance shower
37°C

Roper-McArthur Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

McArthur River 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Thunder-
storms

Late shower
Maximum 40°C 40°C 40°C 41°C 41°C 39°C 40°C
Minimum 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 30% 20% 10% 30% 50% 50% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 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 12
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 12km/h
NNW
NE 10km/h
NE
NW 10km/h
NW
ENE 15km/h
ENE
NNW 11km/h
NNW
ENE 16km/h
ENE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
NE 12km/h
NE
NNW 13km/h
NNW
ENE 12km/h
ENE
WNW 8km/h
WNW
E 11km/h
E
N 8km/h
N
ENE 13km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 53% 24% 54% 23% 55% 22% 55% 19% 52% 18% 58% 26% 58% 28%
Dew Point 22°C 16°C 22°C 16°C 22°C 15°C 22°C 14°C 22°C 13°C 22°C 16°C 23°C 18°C

McArthur River Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Sat 17:13 CST
rise
Sun 04:55 CST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

McArthur River Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
27.4°C 40°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
27.2°C 42.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
25.4°C 41.0°C 0.4mm
Tue
Dec 12
25.4°C 41.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
25.1°C 41.6°C 0.0mm

McArthur River Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
808.3mm
62.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
891.8mm
62 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
402.4mm
59 Day(s)
Wettest Day
125.6mm
Feb 19
Lowest Temperature
6.1°C
Jun 13
Highest Temperature
42.5°C
Dec 10

McArthur River Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.0°C
5th
Lowest On Record
16.5°C
1st 1993
Average This Month
23.8°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
25.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.5°C
10th
Highest On Record
46.0°C
31st 1990
Average This Month
40.3°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
37.7°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.0mm
1st
Total This Month
4.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
132.0mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
435.2mm
2000
Driest On Record
22.4mm
1979
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.