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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Light winds, dry and partly cloudy in the south. Heavy rain, showers and storms across the N.

  • Wednesday Heavy showers and storms across the north. Very hot and dry for central parts.

  • Thursday Showers and storms in the north. Sunny with light winds in the south.

  • Friday Storms and showers throughout. Driest far south, strong winds north coast.

  • Saturday Very hot in the south grading warm in the north. Gusty winds in the interior, lighter elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 20/01 Sun 21/01 Mon 22/01

41.0°C

Uluru
Hottest

41.4°C

Curtin Springs

43.6°C

Curtin Springs

43.2°C

Curtin Springs

43.9°C

Jervois

24.8°C

Noonamah
Coldest

18.7°C

Arltunga

20.4°C

Alice Springs Ap

20.2°C

Arltunga

14.0°C

Arltunga

NW 38km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

72km/h

Ngayawili

85km/h

Cape Wessel

77km/h

McCluer Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

209.0mm

Bing Bong

148.6mm

Ngayawili

137.0mm

Centre Island

137.0mm

Centre Island
Northern Territory's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.3°C at
Finke in 1960
Lowest 16.0°C at
Kulgera in 1983
Highest 33.7°C at
Jervois in 2006
Lowest 6.7°C at
Tempe Downs in 1970
Highest 507.5mm at
Yirrkala Mission in 1958

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

January 2018
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
21.6 +0.1 38.5 +2.2 29.4 72
25.1 +0.3 33.7 -0.6 344.2 152
24.7 -0.1 32.4 +0.6 299.6 71
24.8 +0.1 32.0 +0.0 224.8 80
24.9 +0.0 37.8 +1.2 27.4 23
24.2 -0.1 34.4 +0.3 190.0 71
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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