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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Sunday Hot and humid. Rain and storms in the N. Moderate southeasterlies in the south.

  • Monday Hot, humid and thunderstorms in the north. Hot and generally clear in the south.

  • Tuesday Thundery showers over northern and eastern parts. Hot throughout, particularly south..

  • Wednesday Thundery showers over the north, dry elsewhere. Hot to very hot throughout.

  • Thursday Hot, humid and stormy in the north. Mostly sunny and hot elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 04/02 Fri 05/02 Sat 06/02

38.2°C

McArthur River
Hottest

36.7°C

Kintore

37.1°C

Kintore

37.4°C

Ngukurr

39.2°C

McArthur River

26.1°C

Batchelor Ap
Coldest

12.0°C

Kulgera

15.2°C

Watarrka

19.0°C

Alice Springs Ap

12.0°C

Kulgera

SE 27km/h

Territory Grape Farm
Windiest

70km/h

Cape Wessel

57km/h

Croker Island Ap

50km/h

Maningrida Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

68.0mm

Mary River

83.0mm

Howard Springs

35.0mm

Milingimbi

35.0mm

Milingimbi
Northern Territory's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.1°C at
Jervois in 1983
Lowest 15.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1953
Highest 32.8°C at
Milingimbi in 1981
Lowest 2.9°C at
Jervois in 2014
Highest 510.0mm at
Port Keats Police in 1976

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 33 90% 1-5mm Nil SW 10 76 W 16 60
Showers increasing
24 36 40% < 1mm Nil WNW 3 72 ESE 14 44
Possible thunderstorm
25 33 80% 1-5mm Nil SW 7 75 ESE 11 61
Possible thunderstorm
25 36 80% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
24 39 5% < 1mm Nil SE 11 45 ESE 20 18
Sunny
20 39 5% < 1mm Nil SE 13 21 SE 18 10
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Weather News

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15:49 EDT

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14:46 EDT

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