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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Showers and storms in north and central interior. Hot and cloudy throughout.

  • Friday Storms across northern and central parts. Hot, moderate winds in the south.

  • Saturday Widespread showers/storms through the north. Very hot and dry for central parts.

  • Sunday Rain and storms over the Top End. Dry further S. Very hot in the S, milder and humid in the N.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 15/01 Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01

28.3°C

Rabbit Flat
Hottest

40.6°C

McArthur River

41.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Lajamanu

43.9°C

Jervois

22.7°C

Lajamanu
Coldest

17.3°C

Alice Springs Ap

17.2°C

Alice Springs Ap
 

14.0°C

Arltunga

ENE 25km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

75km/h

Darwin Ap

79km/h

Centre Island

72km/h

Lajamanu
-
no rain last hr Wettest

44.4mm

Pinelands

41.0mm

Noonamah
 

189.0mm

Dum In Mirrie
Northern Territory's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.3°C at
Finke in 1960
Lowest 16.0°C at
Kulgera in 1983
Highest 33.7°C at
Jervois in 2006
Lowest 6.7°C at
Tempe Downs in 1970
Highest 507.5mm at
Yirrkala Mission in 1958

Northern Territory Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(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
03:50 CST
E 11 13 25.9 24.3 27.8 91 2 0.0 1005.0
03:50 CST
S 6 6 24.9 22.8 24.9 88 2 0.6 1006.6
03:50 CST
SSW 7 9 25.6 24.9 27.1 96 1 - 1005.3
03:50 CST
SSE 6 6 25.4 23.6 26.6 90 2 8.4 1006.4
03:50 CST
NE 7 9 23.3 20.1 23.3 82 2 11.0 1009.4
03:50 CST
- 0 0 25.1 14.8 26.0 52 5 0.0 1010.8
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