Fairfax Media Network

Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Storms and showers across the north. Very hot inland and in the south, hot in the north.

  • Saturday Showers and possible storms over the Top End. Dry and very hot elsewhere.

  • Sunday Heavy showers and storms in the north. Very hot and dry in the south, hot in the north.

  • Monday Storms in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Hot in the south, cooler at the coast.

  • Tuesday Scattered showers and storms in the north and west. Very hout in the south and east.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 21/03 Wed 22/03 Thu 23/03

31.9°C

Tennant Creek Ap
Hottest

41.0°C

Kintore

41.0°C

Watarrka

40.8°C

Uluru

41.9°C

Uluru

24.1°C

Batchelor Ap
Coldest

18.0°C

Kulgera

17.9°C

Arltunga

15.5°C

Arltunga

12.9°C

Arltunga

SE 22km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

44km/h

McCluer Is

44km/h

Borroloola

61km/h

Douglas River
-
no rain last hr Wettest

85.0mm

Pirlangimpi

39.4mm

Upper Fergusson River

46.2mm

Wagait Beach

38.0mm

Port Keats Ap
Northern Territory's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1886
Lowest 13.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1913
Highest 33.0°C at
Timber Creek in 1981
Lowest 3.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1880
Highest 513.3mm at
Angurugu in 1953

Northern Territory Daily Summaries

Friday March 24, 2017
choose date:
Station
(Group by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
17.8 +0.3 40 +7 0.0
24.8 +1.5 36 +3 3.6
24.5 +0.0 32 +0 17.0
25.9 +2.0 33 +2 0.0
25.3 +2.1 38 +4 0.0
24.3 +1.3 36 +2 0.8
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Category three cyclone possible for north Queensland as tropical low strengthens: BOM

20:41 EDT

A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category three cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

Cyclone brewing in north Queensland prompting new residents to prepare early

16:26 EDT

Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.

Sydney's sodden March

14:34 EDT

Sydney is having its wettest March in 33 years after yet another showery night.