Compared to the rest of Australia, Yirrkala experiences exceptionally high overnight temperatures, rainfall and numbers of cloudy days. Daytime temperatures and wind speed are above average. Numbers of clear days are below average. Humidity levels are average.
Yirrkala has a wet and a dry season. The wet season in Yirrkala begins around November and ends around May. Over the course of the wet season, Yirrkala receives around 1375.1mm of rain. By comparison, in the dry season from June to October, less than 144mm of rain falls in total. At the height of the wet season in February it rains on average 18.9 days in that one month. Indeed, Yirrkala has experienced as much as 437mm in a single April day. The wettest month on record is April with 1080.2mm of rain falling.
Temperatures in the wet season average between 29.9 and 33.1OC during the day and 22.6 and 24.6OC overnight. Temperatures in the dry season average between 27.8 and 31.7OC during the day and 19.2 and 21.5OC at night.
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24/10/14 7:34PM (EST); 6:34PM (CST); 5:34PM (WST)