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Current Warnings

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Warm in the north, mild in the south. Dry and clear throughout.

  • Friday The odd storm in the far north, otherwise dry. Very warm in the N, grading mild to the south.

  • Saturday The odd shower about the far north, dry elsewhere. Very warm in the north. Mostly sunny throughout.

  • Sunday The odd shower about the far north. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 21/05 Tue 22/05 Wed 23/05


Cape Wessel


Oenpelli Airport


Oenpelli Airport


Oenpelli Airport




Alice Springs Ap


Alice Springs Ap





SE 37km/h

Cape Wessel


McCluer Is


McCluer Is


Tennant Creek Ap
no rain last hr Wettest


Nabalco Mine


Nhulunbuy Ap


McCluer Is
Northern Territory's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.0°C at
Bulman in 2016
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 Observations

Latest Observations
(Group 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
WNW 9 9 4.1 0.6 1.8 78 1 0.0 1022.7
03:50 CST
- 0 0 17.8 8.9 17.8 56 3 0.0 1014.0
03:50 CST
SE 11 13 22.0 10.3 22.0 47 7 0.0 1011.3
03:50 CST
SSE 11 13 25.3 22.9 26.4 86 2 1.8 1011.3
03:50 CST
SE 15 15 16.6 0.7 16.6 34 10 0.0 1018.3
03:50 CST
ESE 6 7 15.0 9.1 15.0 68 2 0.0 1013.3
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12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.