Gulf Country Weather
Gulf Country Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the north. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 38.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon with possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon, with possible heavy falls near the east coast. Light winds.
Gulf Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||37||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 11||65||N 9||46|
||26||33||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SW 4||80||WSW 10||67|
||26||39||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SSW 7||49||SE 8||29|
||28||34||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 9||76||NNW 12||64|
||27||35||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 6||80||W 10||57|
Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record
The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.
A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.
After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.