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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Hot to very hot. Thunderstorms over central and northern parts.

  • Wednesday Rain & gusty winds in the north, storms elsewhere. Very hot in the southeast, mild in northeast.

  • Thursday Thunderstorms and heavy rain over the Top End. Thundery showers across central parts.

  • Friday Heavy showers and storms in the north and central. Mostly dry in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/01 Sun 22/01 Mon 23/01

29.9°C

Jervois
Hottest

38.5°C

Jervois

38.0°C

Jervois

36.0°C

Rabbit Flat

40.5°C

Kulgera

-19.4°C

Bulman
Coldest

22.0°C

Kulgera

22.0°C

Arltunga
 

17.0°C

Kulgera

WNW 37km/h

Ngayawili
Windiest

62km/h

Kintore

75km/h

Cape Wessel

90km/h

McCluer Is
-

1.8mm last hr

Cape Fourcroy
Wettest

64.4mm

Upper Birdie Creek

169.4mm

Ngayawili
 

212.0mm

Montejinnie
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
(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 %
Thunderstorms
24 30 90% 20-40mm Nil NNW 15 84 NNW 21 73
Thunderstorms
24 33 90% 10-20mm Nil NNE 14 85 NNE 15 65
Thunderstorms
25 30 90% 20-40mm Nil NNW 12 81 NNW 14 82
Possible thunderstorm
25 32 90% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 35 40% < 1mm Nil E 17 73 E 26 42
Possible thunderstorm
23 33 40% 1-5mm Nil SE 20 77 SE 20 49
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Weather News

NSW heatwave: Records tumble in Moree, while Sydney set to swelter with top of 40C

08:40 EDT

As the mercury soars in Sydney today, spare a thought for the people of Moree in northern New South Wales, who are in the midst of a record-breaking heatwave.

Swarm of grasshoppers take over Central Australia, but expert says no threat to southern crops

08:03 EDT

Swarms of insects have descended upon the Central Australian outback after recent rainfall.

NT weather: Bureau predicts week of wet weather across state

20:15 EDT

Territorians should brace themselves for a very wet week, with rainfalls of up to 300 millimetres expected in some areas.