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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

26.8°C

Cape Wessel
Hottest

34.9°C

Oenpelli Airport

34.0°C

Oenpelli Airport

34.0°C

Oenpelli Airport

47.0°C

Bulman

2.1°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

1.6°C

Alice Springs Ap

4.0°C

Kulgera
 

-1.6°C

Arltunga

ESE 37km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

66km/h

McCluer Is

62km/h

McCluer Is

62km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.0mm

Nabalco Mine

0.8mm

Nhulunbuy Ap
 

18.2mm

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 Daily Summaries

Thursday May 24, 2018
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Station
(Group by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
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How Australia survived its second-hottest summer without load-shedding blackouts

18:52 EST

Australia's electricity grid survived the second-hottest summer on record without load-shedding blackouts, despite the closure of a major coal-fired power station in Victoria, according to two reports released on Wednesday by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

16:08 EST

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

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.