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Mon 17:13 CST
Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday A few showers/storms in far north and northeast. Warm and mostly sunny elsewhere.

  • Tuesday A few coastal showers over the Top End. Rain and gusty winds about the Gulf.

  • 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.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 17/02 Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02

34.1°C

Noonamah
Hottest

41.5°C

Jervois

39.0°C

Rabbit Flat

36.4°C

Rabbit Flat

43.0°C

Kulgera

22.3°C

Borroloola
Coldest

18.5°C

Kulgera

14.5°C

Kulgera

10.8°C

Alice Springs Ap

10.8°C

Alice Springs Ap

SSW 62km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

64km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

68km/h

Tindal

112km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

49.4mm

Oenpelli Airport

183.2mm

Borroloola

211.4mm

Centre Island

211.4mm

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
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Sunny
18 39 10% < 1mm Nil NE 12 19 SSE 13 10
Possible thunderstorm
23 31 90% 10-20mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
27 33 70% 1-5mm Nil W 16 77 W 19 60
Late shower
24 35 90% 1-5mm Nil WSW 7 62 SSW 18 42
Possible thunderstorm
25 32 90% 10-20mm Nil NW 19 79 NNW 24 71
Mostly sunny
23 37 20% 1-5mm Nil ESE 18 65 SE 24 29
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Weather News

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

18:43 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.