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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Storms in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Very hot in the east and south.

  • Tuesday Scattered showers and storms in the north and west. Very hot in central and eastern parts.

  • Wednesday Isolated showers and storms across the Top End. Very hot in central and eastern parts.

  • Thursday Storms in the north, clear in the south. Hot in central parts, cooler elsewhere.

  • Friday Showers and storms over the Top End. Mostly dry and warm elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 24/03 Sat 25/03 Sun 26/03

38.5°C

Jervois
Hottest

41.0°C

Kulgera

41.6°C

Kintore

42.0°C

Curtin Springs

42.0°C

Curtin Springs

25.3°C

Central Arnhem
Coldest

15.7°C

Arltunga

18.4°C

Uluru

16.1°C

Watarrka

12.9°C

Arltunga

WSW 25km/h

Ngayawili
Windiest

62km/h

Centre Island

75km/h

Lajamanu

48km/h

McCluer Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

37.0mm

Geriatric Park

51.2mm

Yeuralba Ridge

27.1mm

Channel Island

18.2mm

Tindal
Northern Territory's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1886
Lowest 13.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1913
Highest 33.0°C at
Timber Creek in 1981
Lowest 3.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1880
Highest 513.3mm at
Angurugu in 1953

Northern Territory Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible thunderstorm
26 32 80% 1-5mm Nil WNW 12 83 WNW 20 72
Late shower
23 36 50% < 1mm Nil WNW 10 80 NW 6 46
Possible thunderstorm
25 34 70% 1-5mm Nil WNW 18 81 WNW 14 66
Mostly sunny
27 39 70% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
25 40 5% < 1mm Nil SE 14 40 E 18 16
Sunny
22 37 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 21 28 SE 18 17
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