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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Showers and storms, heaviest in the northeast. Very hot in the south, mild in showers.

  • Tuesday Showers and thunderstorms heaviest in the NE. Very hot throughout.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in the north and west. Very hot in the south, warm with showers.

  • Thursday Showers and storms throughout. Hot in the south, warm with showers.

  • Friday Showers and storms throughout. Hot in the southeast. Mild and humid elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 13/01 Sat 14/01 Sun 15/01

35.6°C

Uluru
Hottest

38.3°C

Arltunga

37.0°C

Bulman

36.0°C

Katherine

40.2°C

Watarrka

23.5°C

Douglas River
Coldest

18.0°C

Kulgera

19.0°C

Kulgera

20.0°C

Alice Springs Ap

17.0°C

Kulgera

NW 24km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

55km/h

Alice Springs Ap

46km/h

Jabiru Ap

48km/h

Daly Waters
-
no rain last hr Wettest

102.4mm

Rabbit Flat

81.8mm

Mount Skinner

96.0mm

Brunette Downs

96.0mm

Brunette Downs
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 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 thunderstorm
28 32 90% 5-10mm Nil NW 10 75 NW 19 61
Rain
25 32 90% 5-10mm Nil NW 15 83 NW 18 65
Possible thunderstorm
25 31 90% 10-20mm Nil NNW 15 78 N 19 75
Thunderstorms
24 32 90% 10-20mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
23 27 90% 5-10mm Nil E 19 89 NE 25 75
Possible thunderstorm
22 35 80% 1-5mm Nil ENE 17 59 E 23 43
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Weather News

Scorpions, rats emerge as rain continues to fall in flood-hit Tennant Creek

18:47 EDT

Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.

Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

18:18 EDT

The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.

Northern Territory cattle stations cut off by floodwaters after rain deluge

18:03 EDT

Floodwaters have cut off outback cattle stations in the Northern Territory as heavy rainfall continues.