Compared to the rest of Australia, Aurukun experiences exceptionally high daytime temperatures, overnight temperatures and rainfall. Wind speed and humidity levels are above average. Numbers of cloudy days and numbers of clear days are below average.
Aurukun has a wet and a dry season. The wet season in Aurukun begins around October and ends around April. Over the course of the wet season, Aurukun receives around 2041.3mm of rain. By comparison, in the dry season from May to September, less than 121.4mm of rain falls in total. At the height of the wet season in February it rains on average 26.3 days in that one month. Indeed, Aurukun has experienced as much as 223mm in a single March day. The wettest month on record is March with 986.4mm of rain falling.
Temperatures in the wet season average between 31.1 and 35.5OC during the day and 21.9 and 24.2OC overnight. Temperatures in the dry season average between 30.9 and 34.3OC during the day and 18.6 and 21.4OC at night.
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21/10/17 4:30PM (EST); 3:30PM (CST); 2:30PM (WST)