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Current Warnings

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Sunny NW Top End. Mostly sunny in Arnhem. Mostly sunny in the southwest. Sunny interior.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny NW Top End. Late shower in Arnhem. Sunny across the interior and south.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny in NW Top End. Showers in Arnhem. Sunny in the southwest and interior.

  • Monday Mostly sunny in NW Top End. Showers in Arnhem. Mostly sunny in southwest. Cloudier in interior.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny NW Top End. Showers easing in Arnhem. Mostly sunny in SW. Patchy light rain in east.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 19/06 Wed 20/06 Thu 21/06


Oenpelli Airport


Oenpelli Airport


Oenpelli Airport


Oenpelli Airport




Alice Springs Ap


Territory Grape Farm




Alice Springs Ap


Alice Springs Ap

ESE 38km/h

McCluer Is


Cape Wessel


Cape Wessel


Tennant Creek Ap
no rain last hr Wettest


Cape Wessel


Nhulunbuy Ap


Darwin Ap


Darwin Ap
Northern Territory's Records for June
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
Batchelor Ap in 2013
Lowest 7.2°C at
Alice Springs in 1935
Highest 28.5°C at
Oenpelli in 1973
Lowest -6.0°C at
Alice Springs Ap in 2002
Highest 114.0mm at
Larrimah in 1973

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

June 2018
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
20.2 +0.3 31.5 +0.8 0.2 11
13.0 -1.2 31.0 +0.9 0.0 0
21.0 -0.3 28.9 +0.5 5.6 17
11.5 -1.3 30.7 +0.5 0.4 18
13.5 +0.6 26.3 +1.8 0.0 0
3.5 -1.5 22.2 +2.4 0.0 0
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.
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