Fairfax Media Network

Northern Territory Weather

NT
Wed 12:11 CST
Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • 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.

  • Monday SHowers and a few storms over the Top End. Dry elsewhere. Hot throughout.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02 Wed 22/02

37.1°C

Kintore
Hottest

35.4°C

Rabbit Flat

36.6°C

Kintore

39.2°C

Rabbit Flat

43.0°C

Kulgera

28.1°C

McArthur River
Coldest

8.8°C

Arltunga

10.0°C

Arltunga

16.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

8.8°C

Arltunga

ENE 35km/h

Kintore
Windiest

112km/h

Centre Island

46km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

53km/h

Kintore
-
no rain last hr Wettest

167.8mm

Centre Island

12.6mm

Centre Island

2.0mm

Borroloola

5.0mm

McArthur River
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 %
Possible thunderstorm
26 32 90% 5-10mm Nil SE 5 77 W 8 66
Thunderstorms
24 35 90% 5-10mm Nil SE 4 73 SE 9 49
Possible thunderstorm
24 31 80% 1-5mm Nil SW 3 79 SSE 5 68
Possible thunderstorm
24 34 80% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
24 34 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 15 64 SE 19 33
Sunny
20 37 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 21 35 SE 24 17
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

The last heat of summer for Perth

12:22 EDT

Perth, and much of Western Australia's southwest are about to experience their final scorcher of the summer.

Flooded Carpentaria only slowly drying out

10:48 EDT

Queensland's Carpentaria is still flooding due to a stubborn Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred and will only slowly dry out as the system moves away.

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.