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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Cloudy with rain in the south. Storms in the north. Hot-to-very hot in the north.

  • Wednesday Thundery showers in the northwest. Cloudy with rain in the south.

  • Thursday Showers and storms in the north and east. Cool with southerlies in the south.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the Top End. Light winds and clear skies in the south. Hot in W.

  • Saturday Hot and stormy in the north. Areas of rain in the west. Dry in the east.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 24/09 Sun 25/09 Mon 26/09

37.2°C

Victoria River Downs
Hottest

38.5°C

McArthur River

40.0°C

Bradshaw

40.3°C

Daly Waters

40.3°C

Daly Waters

19.2°C

Jervois
Coldest

7.0°C

Kulgera

7.5°C

Kulgera

11.0°C

Kulgera

3.1°C

Arltunga

ESE 31km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
Windiest

50km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

50km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

50km/h

Kintore
-
no rain last hr Wettest

26.4mm

Elizabeth Valley

33.8mm

Geriatric Park

16.4mm

The Garden

25.2mm

Batchelor Ap
Northern Territory's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.0°C at
Elliott in 1988
Lowest 8.3°C at
Curtin Springs in 1971
Highest 29.0°C at
Darwin in 1931
Lowest -2.8°C at
Watarrka in 2001
Highest 101.6mm at
Pickertaramoor in 1964

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

September 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.3 -0.1 24.9 -2.5 46.8 571
20.2 +2.6 35.1 +0.1 20.6 896
24.6 +1.6 33.1 +0.5 61.6 403
22.2 +2.5 31.4 +1.1 62.4 1076
19.0 +0.6 32.2 +0.5 3.0 39
23.2 +3.4 36.0 +0.3 30 67.8 881
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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