Mcarthur Weather


McArthur River Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 41°C
late_shower

Now

28.6°C falling
Updated at 01:20 CST

Roper-McArthur for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, with gusty winds NW of Kakadu Highway. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending N/NW in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending NW/NE in the middle of the day.

Currently at McArthur River

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.6°C falling
Dew Point 22.1°C rising
Feels Like 32.3°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
N 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1008.0hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:46 CST
Sunset sunset
18:51 CST

Nearby Now

Borroloola 26.8°C
Groote Eylandt Ap 23.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in McArthur River

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
26°C

6am

Clear
24°C

9am

Clear
33°C

12pm

Clear
38°C

Roper-McArthur Weather Warnings

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McArthur River 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 11
Thu
Dec 12
Fri
Dec 13
Sat
Dec 14
Sun
Dec 15
Mon
Dec 16
Tue
Dec 17

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Late shower

Late shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 41°C 42°C 41°C 41°C 42°C 43°C 42°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 26°C
Chance of Rain 50% 20% 40% 40% 50% 20% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 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 6
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction N 6km/h
N
ENE 16km/h
ENE
N 6km/h
N
ENE 17km/h
ENE
N 9km/h
N
ENE 16km/h
ENE
NW 8km/h
NW
E 12km/h
E
NW 7km/h
NW
E 10km/h
E
N 10km/h
N
ENE 10km/h
ENE
NNE 13km/h
NNE
ENE 17km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 46% 22% 43% 18% 48% 20% 45% 18% 45% 16% 44% 13% 50% 15%
Dew Point 20°C 15°C 20°C 13°C 22°C 15°C 20°C 13°C 20°C 12°C 20°C 9°C 22°C 11°C

McArthur River Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:22 CST
sunrise
05:46 CST
sunset
18:51 CST
last light
19:15 CST
moon
set
Wed 04:47 CST
rise
Wed 17:59 CST
moon
Thu
Dec 12
moon
Thu
Dec 19
moon
Thu
Dec 26

McArthur River Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 10
24.3°C 40°C 1.0mm
Mon
Dec 9
26.9°C 41.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 8
25.6°C 42.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 7
23.3°C 43.3°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 6
19.8°C 43.3°C 0.0mm

McArthur River Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
808.3mm
62.0 Day(s)
Total For 2019
442.4mm
44 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
836.2mm
53 Day(s)
Wettest Day
113.8mm
Mar 24
Lowest Temperature
6.1°C
Aug 14
Highest Temperature
43.8°C
Feb 21

McArthur River Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.8°C
6th
Lowest On Record
16.5°C
1st 1993
Average This Month
23.6°C
-1.5°C
Long-term Average
25.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
43.3°C
6th
Highest On Record
46.0°C
31st 1990
Average This Month
41.5°C
+3.8°C
Long-term Average
37.7°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
10th
Total This Month
1.0mm
1 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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