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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Scattered showers and storms in the north. Very hot in central and eastern parts.

  • Wednesday Isolated showers and storms across the Top End. Very hot in central and eastern parts.

  • Thursday Storms in the north, clear in the south. Hot in central parts, cooler elsewhere.

  • Friday Showers and storms over the Top End. Mostly dry and warm elsewhere.

  • Saturday Showers and storms in the Top End. Windy and mild in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 25/03 Sun 26/03 Mon 27/03

37.2°C

Tennant Creek Ap
Hottest

41.6°C

Kintore

42.0°C

Curtin Springs

42.0°C

Jervois

42.0°C

Curtin Springs

28.0°C

Central Arnhem
Coldest

18.4°C

Uluru

16.1°C

Watarrka

21.0°C

Kulgera

12.9°C

Arltunga

W 35km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

75km/h

Lajamanu

48km/h

McCluer Is

53km/h

Alice Springs Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

51.2mm

Yeuralba Ridge

27.1mm

Channel Island

37.0mm

Oenpelli Airport

37.0mm

Oenpelli Airport
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 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
26 32 60% 1-5mm Nil W 15 81 WNW 20 71
Late shower
24 37 60% 1-5mm Nil WNW 11 79 SW 6 44
Possible thunderstorm
25 34 80% 1-5mm Nil WNW 17 83 WNW 14 65
Mostly sunny
27 39 80% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
25 40 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 12 44 E 18 18
Sunny
22 37 20% < 1mm Nil SSE 22 26 SE 19 16
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