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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers and storms in the south and Top End. Warm to hot throughout.

  • Wednesday Showers and humid in the north. Warm and mostly sunny in the south.

  • Thursday The odd shower across the Top End. Dry but cooler in the south.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the far north coasts. Thunderstorms in the southwest.

  • Saturday Rain and storms in the west and south. Isolated showrts and storms in the north.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05 Mon 02/05

31.9°C

Bradshaw
Hottest

38.2°C

Rabbit Flat

40.0°C

Bradshaw

39.0°C

Bradshaw

40.0°C

Bradshaw

18.3°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

16.5°C

Curtin Springs

13.4°C

Arltunga

13.9°C

Uluru

13.4°C

Arltunga

E 24km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

59km/h

Darwin Ap

57km/h

Point Stuart

59km/h

Cape Wessel
-
no rain last hr Wettest

82.6mm

Middle Point

43.8mm

McCluer Is

32.0mm

Flying Fox

49.0mm

Darwin Ap
Northern Territory's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.3°C at
Borroloola in 1997
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 %
Possible shower
25 33 90% 1-5mm Nil ESE 12 81 NE 19 61
Thunderstorms
21 33 90% 5-10mm Nil N 7 75 NE 9 52
Clearing shower
25 31 80% 1-5mm Nil E 16 74 ENE 19 68
Mostly sunny
20 35 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Showers
23 28 90% 10-20mm Nil NNW 22 65 WNW 16 62
Rain clearing
14 23 90% 1-5mm Nil W 17 81 W 18 58
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Weather News

Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

18:56 EST

A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).

Dry season storm dumps heavy rain on Darwin

18:23 EST

A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.