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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the Top End. Hot statewide.

  • Wednesday Very hot in the south grading hot in the north. Mostly sunny, light to moderate winds.

  • Thursday Showers and storms over the Top End. Dry elsewhere. Very hot throughout.

  • Friday Very hot throughout. Showers and storms in the Top End.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/10 Sun 22/10 Mon 23/10

31.4°C

Cape Wessel
Hottest

40.0°C

Bradshaw

40.0°C

Bradshaw

40.0°C

Ngukurr

42.4°C

Ngukurr

21.4°C

Lajamanu
Coldest

8.7°C

Alice Springs Ap

9.0°C

Territory Grape Farm
 

5.9°C

Alice Springs Ap

NNE 27km/h

Rabbit Flat
Windiest

55km/h

Bradshaw

62km/h

Bradshaw

51km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

23.8mm

Port Keats Ap

36.0mm

Pirlangimpi
 

91.0mm

Rosewood
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
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
14.0 -0.7 31.5 +0.4 11.0 54
22.7 +1.3 38.1 +1.4 0.0 0
25.4 +0.5 33.8 +0.5 62.4 89
23.2 +1.7 37 33.3 +1.5 7.6 70
22.4 +0.7 35.5 +0.7 5.8 30
25.7 +1.8 38.9 +1.2 8.8 30
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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