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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Heavy rain and storms across the north. Patchy showers/storms in west. Sunny and dry E.

  • Saturday Heavy showers and storms across the north and west. Very hot and dry for central parts.

  • Sunday Rain and storms over the Top End. Dry further S. Very hot in the south, milder and humid in the N.

  • Monday Storms with very heavy rain across the north. Sunny with light winds over central and south.

  • Tuesday Light winds, dry and partly cloudy in the south. Heavy rain, showers and storms across the N.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

34.4°C

Rabbit Flat
Hottest

40.9°C

Lajamanu

42.5°C

Lajamanu

40.5°C

Curtin Springs

43.9°C

Jervois

23.9°C

Mount Bundey South
Coldest

17.2°C

Alice Springs Ap

18.9°C

Arltunga

20.3°C

Curtin Springs

14.0°C

Arltunga

N 33km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

79km/h

Centre Island

72km/h

Lajamanu

68km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

41.4mm

Noonamah

59.6mm

Jabiru Ap

93.0mm

Cape Wessel

112.4mm

Mount Bundey South
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
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
22 38 5% < 1mm Nil E 8 34 E 27 16
Thunderstorms
23 30 80% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
24 29 80% 20-40mm Nil NE 7 85 NNW 17 71
Thunderstorms
23 31 80% 10-20mm Nil ESE 9 87 E 12 75
Thunderstorms
25 32 80% 20-40mm Nil NNW 23 84 NNW 24 79
Possible thunderstorm
23 35 20% < 1mm Nil E 18 54 E 28 27
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Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

21:48 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.

Canberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 37C for four consecutive days

21:03 EDT

Canberrans are about to swelter through the weekend, with four consecutive days at or above 37 degrees Celsius.

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

19:13 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, with temperatures in some areas already hitting 40 degrees Celsius.