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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Showers, storms and hot in the northwest. Generally dry and very warm elsewhere.

  • Friday Storms in the north, possible showers in the east. Gusty winds in the south, hot throughout.

  • Saturday Showers and storms across Top End & Carpentaria. Hot in the north, very warm in the south.

  • Sunday Hot with a few showers/storms in Top End. Sunny and very warm elsewhere.

  • Monday Scattered showers and storms over the Top End. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/10 Tue 17/10 Wed 18/10

35.2°C

Lajamanu
Hottest

42.4°C

Ngukurr

42.0°C

Bradshaw

41.0°C

Ngukurr

42.4°C

Ngukurr

22.9°C

Dum In Mirrie
Coldest

13.4°C

Curtin Springs

13.1°C

Arltunga

15.2°C

Arltunga

5.9°C

Alice Springs Ap

SSE 24km/h

Uluru
Windiest

98km/h

Centre Island

50km/h

Jabiru Ap

50km/h

Darwin Ntc
-
no rain last hr Wettest

44.2mm

Darwin River Dam

70.8mm

McMinns Lagoon

34.0mm

Pirlangimpi

34.4mm

Pirlangimpi
Northern Territory's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.2°C at
Tindal in 1991
Lowest 11.1°C at
Alice Springs in 1910
Highest 31.6°C at
Black Point in 1990
Lowest 0.0°C at
Arltunga in 2002
Highest 119.8mm at
Wollogorang in 1996

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 34 80% 5-10mm Nil E 10 66 NNE 18 55
Mostly sunny
25 38 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 15 47 SE 15 20
Mostly sunny
23 34 20% 1-5mm Nil SSE 16 52 SE 22 45
Sunny
21 39 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
19 34 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 28 13 SE 19 7
Sunny
10 31 5% < 1mm Nil E 17 16 SE 13 7
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Weather News

Emotional reunion with wife for survivor of trawler capsize in central Queensland

17:50 EDT

The man who is thought to be the sole survivor of a trawler capsize off the central Queensland coast has had an emotional reunion with his wife in Gladstone.

Roads remain cut, homes evacuated as floodwaters rise in southern Queensland

16:30 EDT

Torrential rain has severely damaged local roads and wiped out crops in Queensland's North Burnett region, as community leaders call for immediate action by the State Government.

Early-season deluge continues in Queensland

14:41 EDT

Unusually heavy October rainfall continues to soak eastern Queensland as records tumble along the state's North Tropical Coast.