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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Warm in the north. Cool in the south. Isolated showers in northern Top End, mainly inlan.

  • Saturday Warm in the north. Mild in the south. The odd shower about the northwest Top End coast.

  • Sunday Warm in the north. Mild in the south. Dry. High cloud developing in the south.

  • Monday Very warm in the north. Warm in the south. Patchy rain & storms in south, mainly southwest.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 23/08 Wed 24/08 Thu 25/08

27.5°C

Cape Wessel
Hottest

37.1°C

Ngukurr

37.4°C

Bulman

38.0°C

Middle Point

38.0°C

Middle Point

1.2°C

Uluru
Coldest

0.5°C

Watarrka

0.2°C

Arltunga
 

-3.0°C

Arltunga

SE 38km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

61km/h

Kintore

46km/h

Centre Island

53km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.0mm

Austral Downs

0.2mm

McArthur River
 

24.0mm

Wave Hill
Northern Territory's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don in 2014
Lowest 7.0°C at
Alice Springs Ap in 1966
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti in 1973
Lowest -5.4°C at
Tempe Downs in 1976
Highest 80.0mm at
Darwin Ap in 1947

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 %
Mostly sunny
21 33 40% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 68 ENE 18 41
Mostly sunny
21 36 5% < 1mm Nil NE 6 53 ESE 13 24
Mostly sunny
21 30 10% < 1mm Nil SE 21 69 ESE 25 63
Sunny
18 35 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
20 30 30% < 1mm Nil NE 17 49 - -
Mostly sunny
8 26 90% 1-5mm Nil E 4 67 N 15 43
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Weather News

Snow season high becoming a low point

16:18 EST

The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.

Late winter soaking causes flooding

16:13 EST

Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.

NSW weather: Bystanders 'watched helplessly' as 72yo man swept away by floodwaters

12:58 EST

A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.