Thermal Comfort Observations

WBGT and Apparent Temperature for the Northern Territory

Issued at 8.02 pm (CST) Tuesday 27 February 2024
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Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

CST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Darwin-Daly
Bradshaw (Angallari Valley) (Defence) 08:00 pm 26.3 -- 25.1 32.1 85 24.0   Calm
Bradshaw (Koolendong Valley) (Defence) 08:00 pm 26.0 -- 25.4 32.3 95 24.8   Calm
Darwin Airport 07:30 pm 29.1 -- 27.1 32.5 80 25.3 NW 17
Batchelor AWS 08:00 pm 28.4 -- 26.7 32.9 85 25.2 NW 11
Delamere 08:00 pm 24.1 -- 23.7 28.3 95 23.4 E 7
Douglas River 08:00 pm 28.5 -- 26.9 34.1 85 25.5 W 6
Jabiru Airport 08:00 pm 29.1 -- 27.3 34.3 80 25.7 N 9
Kangaroo Flats (Defence) 08:00 pm 28.5 -- 27.5 35.7 90 26.7 NW 2
Middle Point 08:00 pm 27.4 -- 26.7 32.4 90 26.0 N 11
Mount Bundey North (Defence) 08:00 pm 28.7 -- 26.8 34.1 80 25.1 NNW 6
Mount Bundey South (Defence) 08:00 pm 29.0 -- 27.1 35.3 80 25.4 N 2
Point Fawcett 08:00 pm 28.7 -- 27.2 32.5 85 25.9 NNW 17
Port Keats 08:00 pm 27.6 -- 27.0 33.8 95 26.4 S 6
Tindal 08:00 pm 26.4 -- 25.8 31.3 95 25.2 E 9
Arnhem
Gove 08:00 pm 27.5 -- 26.4 32.4 90 25.3 NW 9
Groote Eylandt 08:00 pm 29.6 -- 27.5 35.1 80 25.6 N 7
Maningrida Airport 08:00 pm 28.8 -- 27.3 31.7 85 26.0 N 22
Milingimbi 08:00 pm 28.3 -- 26.8 33.0 85 25.5 NNW 11
Warruwi 08:00 pm 28.5 -- 26.5 33.1 80 24.7 W 9
Roper-McArthur
Borroloola 08:00 pm 28.1 -- 27.0 33.9 90 26.1 ENE 7
McArthur River Mine 08:00 pm 29.1 -- 27.1 34.6 80 25.3 NNE 6
Victoria River
Lajamanu 08:00 pm 25.1 -- 24.6 26.4 95 24.1 E 24
Victoria River Downs 08:00 pm 26.2 -- 26.0 33.5 100 25.9    
Station Name Observation
Time
Temp WBGT
sun
WBGT
shade
  AT
shade
Rel
Hum
Dew
Point
Wind (10m)
Dir Spd

CST °C °C°C°C % °C
km/h
Barkly
Tennant Creek 08:00 pm 28.7 -- 26.5 34.8 80 24.5   Calm
Alice Springs
Alice Springs 08:00 pm 35.4 -- 23.8 32.3 20 9.0 E 15
Yulara 08:00 pm 39.0 -- 24.6 36.4 10 4.4 E 7

Note: Calculation of the sun WBGT has been suppressed for this hour because the approximation used is not valid at these times.

The shade WBGT is calculated for an environment shaded from direct (and strong reflected) solar radiation and where surfaces are not significantly hotter or colder than the indicated air temperature.

* The calculation of AT requires an observation of temperature, humidity, and wind. If any of these are unavailable, the AT field is left blank.

The WBGT values displayed here should be used in conjunction with guidelines provided by Sports Medicine Australia (SMA).

The AT values displayed here are the Steadman Apparent Temperatures measured in the shade. The Apparent Temperature is an estimation of what the temperature "feels like" to an appropriately dressed adult. Direct exposure to the afternoon sun would add as much as 8C to the AT.

Further information About Thermal Comfort Observations including Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) and Apparent Temperature (AT).