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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Isolated showers and storms across the Top End. Very hot in central and eastern parts.

  • Thursday Storms in the north, clear in the south. Hot in central parts, cooler elsewhere.

  • Friday Showers and storms over the Top End. Mostly dry and warm elsewhere.

  • Saturday Showers and storms in the Top End. Windy and mild in the south.

  • Sunday Brisk southeasterly winds. Storms in the north. Cool in the south and warm in the north..

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 26/03 Mon 27/03 Tue 28/03

30.0°C

Ngayawili
Hottest

42.0°C

Curtin Springs

42.0°C

Kulgera

40.0°C

Tennant Creek Ap

42.0°C

Curtin Springs

20.5°C

Territory Grape Farm
Coldest

16.1°C

Watarrka

21.0°C

Kulgera
 

12.9°C

Arltunga

WSW 35km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

48km/h

McCluer Is

53km/h

Alice Springs Ap

75km/h

Bulman
-
no rain last hr Wettest

27.1mm

Channel Island

37.2mm

Oenpelli Airport
 

384.0mm

Cape Fourcroy
Northern Territory's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1886
Lowest 13.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1913
Highest 33.0°C at
Timber Creek in 1981
Lowest 3.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1880
Highest 513.3mm at
Angurugu in 1953

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

March 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
19.4 +1.9 73 37.6 +5.0 0.0 0
19 24.5 +1.2 35.1 +1.7 62.6 34
24.9 +0.4 32.1 +0.2 424.0 133
35 25.3 +1.4 32.1 +0.9 70.0 25
24.0 +0.8 45 38.1 +3.8 4.0 7
24.3 +1.3 35.0 +1.0 215.4 127
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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