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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Isolted convective shower over the Top End. Very hot in the north, mild in the south.

  • Saturday Very hot in the north, grading warm in the south. Dry statewide, with a brisk southeasterly breeze.

  • Sunday Very hot in the north, grading warm in the south. Brisk winds in the south, dry statewide.

  • Monday Moderate winds in the far north. Showers along the coast, dry elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08 Thu 17/08

25.8°C

McCluer Is
Hottest

36.0°C

Middle Point

37.0°C

Ngukurr

39.0°C

Bradshaw

39.0°C

Bradshaw

9.6°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

6.5°C

Arltunga

6.7°C

Arltunga
 

-3.4°C

Arltunga

E 33km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
Windiest

53km/h

Uluru

42km/h

Kintore

48km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.4mm

Nhulunbuy Ap

0.2mm

Centre Island
 

6.0mm

Nhulunbuy
Northern Territory's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don in 2014
Lowest 7.0°C at
Alice Springs Ap in 1966
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti in 1973
Lowest -5.4°C at
Tempe Downs in 1976
Highest 80.0mm at
Darwin Ap in 1947

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 %
Sunny
21 33 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 72 ENE 21 34
Sunny
18 36 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 6 55 ESE 19 20
Mostly sunny
20 30 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 18 69 - -
Fog then sunny
15 36 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
20 32 5% < 1mm Nil SE 32 32 ESE 24 19
Sunny
9 25 5% < 1mm Nil SE 21 34 ESE 26 22
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12:40 EST

Snow depth measurements taken at a remote location in the Kosciuszko National Park have kept track of the Australian snow seasons and charted record-breaking snowfalls for more than six decades.