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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Possible thundery development across the north. Humid in the north, dry in the south. Hot.

  • Tuesday Showers and storms in the south and Top End. Warm to hot throughout.

  • Wednesday Showers and humid in the north. Warm and mostly sunny in the south.

  • Thursday The odd showers across the Top End. Dry but cooler in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 29/04 Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05

28.3°C

Cape Wessel
Hottest

38.0°C

Bradshaw

38.2°C

Rabbit Flat

40.0°C

Bradshaw

40.0°C

Bradshaw

15.8°C

Uluru
Coldest

14.7°C

Arltunga

16.5°C

Curtin Springs
 

16.5°C

Curtin Springs

E 22km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

46km/h

Kintore

59km/h

Darwin Ap

57km/h

Point Stuart
-
no rain last hr Wettest

5.0mm

Yirrkala Tropical Gardens

82.6mm

Middle Point
 

82.6mm

Middle Point
Northern Territory's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.3°C at
Borroloola in 1997
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 Monthly Summaries

May 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
23.9 +1.8 72 34.0 +2.0 5.0 24
27 24.8 +7.3 27 37.0 +4.9 0.0 0
35 25.4 +2.8 31.0 +1.1 9.2 10
19 22.1 +6.4 20 36.0 +3.8 0.0 0
44 25.2 +8.9 44 37.0 +9.4 0.0 0
72 18.8 +10.6 72 28.0 +4.9 0.0 0
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.
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