Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Showers and storms in the north, possibly south. Hot and dry in central and eastern parts.

  • Saturday Showers and storms in the north, mainly Top End. Sunny and warm-to-hot in south and interior.

  • Sunday Showers and thunderstorms far south and Top End. Mostly sunny and hot to very hot over interior.

  • Monday Warm to hot in far north, very hot elsewhere. Showers/storms over Top End and northern interior.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 15/01 Wed 16/01 Thu 17/01

39.3°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

46.1°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

45.3°C

Curtin Springs
Avg: Rec:

45.0°C

Curtin Springs
Avg: Rec:

47.4°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

25.4°C

Mount Bundey North
Avg: Rec:
- -
Coldest

22.0°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:

0.0°C

Watarrka
Avg: Rec:
 

0.0°C

Watarrka
Avg: Rec:

N 35km/h

Kintore
Windiest

74km/h

Rabbit Flat

87km/h

Rabbit Flat

88km/h

Alice Springs Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

99.8mm

Croker Island Ap
Avg: Rec:
- -

69.0mm

Dum In Mirrie
Avg: Rec:
 

102.0mm

Shoal Bay
Avg: Rec:
- -
Northern Territory's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.3°C at
Finke in 1960
Lowest 16.0°C at
Kulgera in 1983
Highest 33.7°C at
Jervois in 2006
Lowest 6.7°C at
Tempe Downs in 1970
Highest 507.5mm at
Yirrkala Mission in 1958

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
25 32 60% 1-5mm Nil SSE 6 79 NNW 10 66
Possible thunderstorm
23 34 40% 1-5mm Nil NNE 8 79 E 9 57
Possible thunderstorm
25 33 50% 1-5mm Nil ENE 9 71 ENE 16 67
Possible thunderstorm
25 35 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
28 40 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 17 45 ENE 13 21
Possible thunderstorm
27 42 50% < 1mm Nil NW 16 24 NNE 10 13
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Weather News

Australia's highest minimum temperature on record

10:20 EDT

Two locations in western NSW appear to have just broken Australia's high minimum temperature record.

Start counting after you see lightning to tell if you're in harm's way

09:53 EDT

It's a nightly show during the Top End wet season: vivid sunsets and deluges of rain from battering storms.

BOM warns of scorching Sydney weather, Penrith to hit 45C

08:37 EDT

Heatwave conditions across New South Wales are set to peak today, with more temperature records predicted after part of the state yesterday sweated through its hottest day ever.