Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Clearing shower, very warm NW Top End. Late shower, very warm Arnhem. Sunny, very warm-to-hot interior and south.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny, very warm in the north. Sunny, very warm-to-hot interior and south.

  • Sunday Showers/storms, very warm NW Top End. Showers/storms, very warm Arnhem. Mostly sunny, hot interior. Sunny, very warm in the south.

  • Monday Showers/storms, very warm NW Top End. Mostly sunny, very warm Arnhem. Late shower, very warm interior. Mostly sunny, very warm in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 19/02 Wed 20/02 Thu 21/02

31.0°C

Centre Island
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

46.4°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

43.9°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

44.0°C

McArthur River
Avg: Rec:

46.4°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

20.5°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

20.2°C

Katherine
Avg: Rec:
- -

20.0°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:
 

13.6°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

WNW 33km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

83km/h

Delamere

62km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

107km/h

McArthur River
-

0.2mm last hr

Bradshaw
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

49.0mm

Upper 17 Mile Creek
Avg: Rec:
- -

4.0mm

Nabalco Mine
Avg: Rec:
- -
 

108.4mm

Central Waterhouse
Avg: Rec:
- -
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 %
Mostly sunny
28 34 40% 1-5mm Nil W 14 76 WNW 18 62
Mostly sunny
24 40 40% < 1mm Nil WNW 11 69 SW 12 36
Mostly sunny
26 35 50% < 1mm Nil NW 14 75 NNW 17 61
Mostly sunny
26 41 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
27 41 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 30 13 SE 22 7
Sunny
20 37 5% < 1mm Nil E 22 15 - -
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18:50 EDT

A cyclone watch has been issued for a large stretch of the east coast from Bundaberg in Queensland to Ballina in New South Wales.