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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Gusty southeasterly winds throughout. Very warm in the north, warm in the south.

  • Thursday Warm in the north, mild in the south. Dry and clear throughout.

  • Friday The odd storm in the far north, otherwise dry. Very warm in the N, grading mild to the south.

  • Saturday The odd shower about the far north, dry elsewhere. Very warm in the north. Mostly sunny throughout.

  • Sunday The odd shower about the far north. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 20/05 Mon 21/05 Tue 22/05

28.7°C

Oenpelli Airport
Hottest

34.2°C

Oenpelli Airport

34.9°C

Oenpelli Airport

34.0°C

Oenpelli Airport

47.0°C

Bulman

13.3°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

3.6°C

Alice Springs Ap

1.6°C

Alice Springs Ap

4.0°C

Kulgera

-1.6°C

Arltunga

SE 37km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

59km/h

McCluer Is

66km/h

McCluer Is

62km/h

McCluer Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Gunn

2.0mm

Nabalco Mine

0.8mm

Nhulunbuy Ap

0.8mm

Nhulunbuy Ap
Northern Territory's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.0°C at
Bulman in 2016
Lowest 7.8°C at
Alice Springs in 1904
Highest 29.0°C at
Oenpelli in 1973
Lowest -4.2°C at
Arltunga in 2011
Highest 297.9mm at
Minjilang in 1977

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 %
Sunny
22 32 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 16 45 - -
Sunny
14 33 5% < 1mm Nil SE 16 39 ESE 16 23
Mostly sunny
23 30 50% 1-5mm Nil SE 24 67 SE 22 65
Mostly sunny
14 31 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
15 27 5% < 1mm Nil SE 28 33 ESE 18 18
Frost then sunny
3 21 5% < 1mm Moderate SE 7 60 SE 18 30
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Weather News

How Australia survived its second-hottest summer without load-shedding blackouts

18:52 EST

Australia's electricity grid survived the second-hottest summer on record without load-shedding blackouts, despite the closure of a major coal-fired power station in Victoria, according to two reports released on Wednesday by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

16:08 EST

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.