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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Sunday Showers in the far north. Possible storms in the W. Southeasterlies, strongest in the north and east.

  • Monday Showers and storms in the south. The odd light shower in far north, sunny inland.

  • Tuesday Rain and possible storms in the south. The odd shower in eastern parts of the Top End.

  • Wednesday Mostly dry and warm but mild in the south. The odd shower over the Top End.

  • Thursday A few isolated showers across the Top End. Areas of rain and showers in the far south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 26/05 Fri 27/05 Sat 28/05

31.5°C

Cape Wessel
Hottest

38.0°C

Bradshaw

38.0°C

Bradshaw

38.0°C

Bradshaw

47.0°C

Bulman

14.8°C

Uluru
Coldest

9.5°C

Curtin Springs

6.0°C

Curtin Springs

8.0°C

Jervois

2.6°C

Arltunga

ESE 29km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

50km/h

Kintore

51km/h

Kintore

44km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Groote Eylandt Ap

5.0mm

Nhulunbuy Ap

7.0mm

Point Stuart

7.0mm

Point Stuart
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 %
72 24.7 +2.6 72 33.5 +1.5 63.8 301
20.9 +3.4 27 34.9 +2.8 11.4 814
24.1 +1.5 31.5 +1.6 146.0 166
19 20.7 +5.0 20 34.7 +2.5 18 50.0 862
44 19.2 +2.9 44 30.4 +2.8 27.2 328
10.9 +2.7 25.6 +2.5 34.6 185
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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Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.

Kiwis in for a pounding

12:24 EST

A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.

When it rains over Uluru

12:19 EST

The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.