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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers and storms across Top End & Carpentaria. Generally dry elsewhere. Hot north. Warm south.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms across Top End & Carpentaria. Generally dry and hot elsewhere.

  • Thursday Showers and storms across Top End & Carpentaria. Generally dry and hot elsewhere.

  • Friday Storms in the north, possible showers in the east. Gusty winds in the south, hot throughout.

  • Saturday Showers and storms across Top End & Carpentaria. Hot in the north, very warm in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 14/10 Sun 15/10 Mon 16/10

36.6°C

Bradshaw
Hottest

42.0°C

Daly Waters

42.0°C

Borroloola

42.0°C

Ngukurr

42.0°C

Ngukurr

23.0°C

Warruwi
Coldest

11.6°C

Alice Springs Ap

11.6°C

Alice Springs Ap

13.4°C

Curtin Springs

5.9°C

Alice Springs Ap

ENE 24km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

70km/h

Batchelor Ap

53km/h

Middle Point

98km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

17.0mm

Upper Adelaide River

51.0mm

Shoal Bay

20.0mm

Warruwi

21.0mm

Jabiru Ap
Northern Territory's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.2°C at
Tindal in 1991
Lowest 11.1°C at
Alice Springs in 1910
Highest 31.6°C at
Black Point in 1990
Lowest 0.0°C at
Arltunga in 2002
Highest 119.8mm at
Wollogorang in 1996

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

October 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
25.6 +0.7 33.8 +0.5 47.2 67
25.5 +1.6 39.0 +1.3 8.8 30
23.4 +1.9 37 33.2 +1.4 1.0 9
22.9 +1.5 38.2 +1.5 0.0 0
22.3 +0.6 35.4 +0.6 5.8 30
13.9 -0.8 31.0 -0.1 11.0 54
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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17:03 EDT

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Thunderstorms to intensify over northern Australia, research finds

16:25 EDT

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BOM says deluge across Queensland at levels not seen since Cyclone Debbie

14:10 EDT

The massive downpour across southern Queensland is at levels not seen since Cyclone Debbie hammered the coastline last March, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.