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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

36.8°C

Jervois
Hottest

40.9°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Lajamanu

40.5°C

Curtin Springs

43.9°C

Jervois

24.9°C

Warruwi
Coldest

17.2°C

Alice Springs Ap

18.9°C

Arltunga

20.3°C

Curtin Springs

14.0°C

Arltunga

ENE 27km/h

Centre Island
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
(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
25 31 90% 20-40mm Nil NNW 18 85 NW 26 75
Thunderstorms
24 32 90% 10-20mm Nil N 11 88 NNW 16 76
Possible thunderstorm
25 33 80% 10-20mm Nil NW 21 81 NNW 24 75
Possible thunderstorm
23 32 50% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
23 39 10% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 60 E 26 26
Mostly sunny
24 42 5% < 1mm Nil WSW 14 23 SE 22 12
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