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Current Warnings

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Light showers far northeast coast. Dry elsewhere. Cool in south. Gusty southeasterly winds easing.

  • Thursday Light showers far northeast coast. Dry elsewhere. Cool in south. Gusty southeasterly winds easing.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Very warm in the Top End. Cool with gusty southeast winds in the south.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny, dry and warm. Easterly winds easing in the south.

  • Sunday One or two light showers for Arnhem Land. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08 Tue 04/08


Oenpelli Airport


Victoria River Downs


Middle Point


Middle Point


Middle Point


Alice Springs Ap


Alice Springs Ap


Alice Springs Ap


Alice Springs Ap


Alice Springs Ap

SE 40km/h

Cape Wessel




Tennant Creek Ap


Cape Wessel
no rain last hr Wettest


Nhulunbuy Ap


Nabalco Mine


Channel Island


Nhulunbuy Ap
Northern Territory's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don in 2014
Lowest 7.0°C at
Alice Springs Ap in 1966
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti in 1973
Lowest -5.4°C at
Tempe Downs in 1976
Highest 80.0mm at
Darwin Ap in 1947

Northern Territory Observations

Latest Observations
(Ungroup by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
21:50 CST
WSW 13 15 21.8 14.9 21.8 65 4 0.0 1014.8
21:50 CST
SE 11 13 15.4 -0.8 15.4 33 9 0.0 1016.4
21:50 CST
SSE 17 20 21.5 16.0 21.5 71 3 0.2 1015.2
21:50 CST
- 0 0 15.5 0.1 15.5 35 6 0.0 1016.7
21:50 CST
ESE 15 20 14.1 -5.5 13.0 25 12 0.0 1021.6
21:50 CST
SE 9 9 6.9 -2.0 5.1 53 3 0.0 1025.9
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