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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Light odd shower in northern parts of the Top End. Generally dry and sunny otherwise.

  • Saturday Showers in the far north. Dry elsewhere. Mild in the south, warm in the N.

  • Sunday Showers in the far north. Possible storms in the W. Southeasterlies, strongest in the north and east.

  • Monday Showers and storms in the south. The odd light shower in far north, sunny inland.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 24/05 Wed 25/05 Thu 26/05

28.3°C

McCluer Is
Hottest

37.0°C

Bradshaw

36.1°C

Middle Point

38.0°C

Bradshaw

47.0°C

Bulman

15.0°C

Uluru
Coldest

10.0°C

Arltunga

10.8°C

Arltunga
 

2.6°C

Arltunga

SSE 33km/h

Kintore
Windiest

42km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

40km/h

Kintore

46km/h

Kintore
-
no rain last hr Wettest

11.5mm

Labelle Downs

0.0mm

Darwin Ap
 

138.4mm

Cape Wessel
Northern Territory's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.3°C at
Borroloola in 1997
Lowest 7.8°C at
Alice Springs in 1904
Highest 29.0°C at
Oenpelli in 1973
Lowest -4.2°C at
Arltunga in 2011
Highest 297.9mm at
Minjilang in 1977

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

May 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.7 +2.5 25.9 +2.8 34.6 185
19 20.6 +4.9 20 34.7 +2.5 18 50.0 862
72 24.7 +2.6 72 33.6 +1.6 63.8 301
35 24.3 +1.7 31.4 +1.5 139.6 159
44 19.3 +3.0 44 30.4 +2.8 27.2 328
21.0 +3.5 27 34.8 +2.7 11.4 814
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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