Fairfax Media Network

Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Warm in the north, cool in the south. Gusty southeasterly winds spreading to Top End.

  • Wednesday Light showers far northeast coast. Dry elsewhere. Cool in south. Gusty southeasterly winds easing.

  • Thursday Light showers far northeast coast. Dry elsewhere. Cool in south. Gusty southeasterly winds easing.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Very warm in the Top End. Cool with gusty southeast winds in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08

23.6°C

Cape Wessel
Hottest

34.0°C

Bradshaw

34.3°C

Victoria River Downs

35.0°C

Middle Point

35.0°C

Middle Point

2.6°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

2.2°C

Arltunga

4.3°C

Alice Springs Ap
 

2.2°C

Arltunga

ESE 35km/h

Kintore
Windiest

51km/h

Kintore

61km/h

Kintore

51km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.0mm

Nhulunbuy Ap

1.4mm

Nhulunbuy Ap
 

1.4mm

Nhulunbuy Ap
Northern Territory's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don in 2014
Lowest 7.0°C at
Alice Springs Ap in 1966
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti in 1973
Lowest -5.4°C at
Tempe Downs in 1976
Highest 80.0mm at
Darwin Ap in 1947

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

August 2015
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
7.1 +1.1 23.3 +0.6 0.0 0
19 16.1 +2.6 32.7 +0.9 0.2 29
19.6 -0.7 31.7 +0.3 0.0 0
18.4 -0.6 29.0 +0.4 3.4 63
14.0 -0.4 28.2 +0.7 0.0 0
12.8 -2.2 32.7 +0.6 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.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

00:44 EST

Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.