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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.

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

28.7°C

McCluer Is
Hottest

35.4°C

Rabbit Flat

36.6°C

Kintore

39.0°C

Rabbit Flat

43.0°C

Kulgera

19.4°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

8.8°C

Arltunga

10.0°C

Arltunga
 

8.8°C

Arltunga

W 20km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

112km/h

Centre Island

46km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

42km/h

Nhulunbuy Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

167.8mm

Centre Island

12.6mm

Centre Island
 

290.0mm

Shoal Bay
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
24 33 70% 1-5mm Nil ESE 7 80 NE 10 66
Mostly sunny
24 36 20% < 1mm Nil NE 7 69 SE 16 37
Possible thunderstorm
24 30 60% 1-5mm Nil ESE 7 79 ESE 14 70
Possible thunderstorm
23 33 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
23 37 10% < 1mm Nil E 14 40 ESE 14 22
Sunny
17 37 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 7 20 SE 11 11
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15:24 EDT

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Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

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