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Wed 12:11 CST
Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Cloudy and stormy in the east and north. Drier in the west and south.

  • Thursday Showers and squally storms across the Top End. Dry and mostly sunny in the south.

  • Friday Showers and squally storms across eastern Top End. Dry, hot and mostly sunny in the south.

  • Saturday Heavy showers and storms in the north. Dry in the south. Very hot in the south.

  • Sunday Thunderstorms across the Top End, dry in the south. Very hot over central/southern parts.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02

38.7°C

Alice Springs Ap
Hottest

36.4°C

Rabbit Flat

35.4°C

Rabbit Flat

36.6°C

Kintore

43.0°C

Kulgera

30.7°C

McCluer Is
Coldest

10.8°C

Alice Springs Ap

8.8°C

Arltunga

10.0°C

Arltunga

8.8°C

Arltunga

NNW 37km/h

Nhulunbuy Ap
Windiest

112km/h

Centre Island

112km/h

Centre Island

46km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

211.4mm

Centre Island

167.8mm

Centre Island

12.6mm

Centre Island

13.0mm

Centre Island
Northern Territory's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.1°C at
Jervois in 1983
Lowest 15.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1953
Highest 32.8°C at
Milingimbi in 1981
Lowest 2.9°C at
Jervois in 2014
Highest 510.0mm at
Port Keats Police in 1976

Northern Territory Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
26 33 60% 1-5mm Nil NNW 10 77 NNW 13 63
Thunderstorms
25 34 90% 10-20mm Nil NNE 8 69 N 10 51
Possible thunderstorm
25 31 60% 1-5mm Nil ENE 3 79 ENE 7 68
Possible thunderstorm
24 32 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
24 32 80% 5-10mm Nil E 18 75 ESE 19 57
Sunny
20 37 10% < 1mm Nil SSE 24 31 SE 27 22
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Weather News

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.

Elevated fire danger ahead of seemingly benign cold front

11:19 EDT

A weak cold front will clip the southern parts of South Australia today and reach Victoria in the afternoon.