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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Heavy rain and storms across the north. Patchy showers/storms in west. Sunny and dry E.

  • Saturday Heavy showers and storms across the north and west. Very hot and dry for central parts.

  • Sunday Rain and storms over the Top End. Dry further S. Very hot in the south, milder and humid in the N.

  • Monday Storms with very heavy rain across the north. Sunny with light winds over central and south.

  • Tuesday Light winds, dry and partly cloudy in the south. Heavy rain, showers and storms across the N.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

38.9°C

Uluru
Hottest

40.9°C

Lajamanu

42.5°C

Lajamanu

40.5°C

Curtin Springs

43.9°C

Jervois

24.5°C

Warruwi
Coldest

17.2°C

Alice Springs Ap

18.9°C

Arltunga

20.3°C

Curtin Springs

14.0°C

Arltunga

N 25km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

79km/h

Centre Island

72km/h

Lajamanu

68km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

41.4mm

Noonamah

59.6mm

Jabiru Ap

93.0mm

Cape Wessel

93.0mm

Cape Wessel
Northern Territory's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.3°C at
Finke in 1960
Lowest 16.0°C at
Kulgera in 1983
Highest 33.7°C at
Jervois in 2006
Lowest 6.7°C at
Tempe Downs in 1970
Highest 507.5mm at
Yirrkala Mission in 1958

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 %
Mostly sunny
22 39 10% < 1mm Nil NE 8 32 E 25 16
Possible thunderstorm
24 28 70% 10-20mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
24 29 70% 20-40mm Nil NE 8 86 NNW 18 72
Thunderstorms
23 31 90% 10-20mm Nil ESE 9 87 E 11 75
Thunderstorms
25 32 80% 20-40mm Nil N 22 82 N 24 76
Possible thunderstorm
24 36 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 20 57 E 30 30
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