Wet relief for Darwin
Saturday November 21, 2020 – 14:00 EDT
The Wet Season is not officially here but an interlude of storms over the coming few days will bring some relief to the unrelenting humid heat, as well as a much needed top up to the local water supply.
After a record breaking 113 mm in October that all fell in one day, the city’s been rain free, hot and humid. Daytime temperatures for November are averaging 2 degrees above the long-term 1941-2016 average, an absolutely massive amount for the consistent tropics. Many of those days have also seen humidity above 50% which is enough to make a southerner melt.
Afternoon and evening storms the last few days have…