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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday Showers and possible storms over the Top End. Dry and very hot elsewhere.

  • Sunday Heavy showers and storms in the north. Very hot and dry in the south, hot in the north.

  • Monday Storms in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Hot in the south, cooler at the coast.

  • Tuesday Scattered showers and storms in the north and west. Very hout in the south and east.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 22/03 Thu 23/03 Fri 24/03

29.3°C

Ngayawili
Hottest

41.0°C

Watarrka

40.8°C

Uluru

41.0°C

Uluru

41.9°C

Uluru

20.3°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

17.9°C

Arltunga

15.5°C

Arltunga
 

12.9°C

Arltunga

SSE 35km/h

Lajamanu
Windiest

44km/h

Borroloola

61km/h

Douglas River

62km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

39.4mm

Upper Fergusson River

46.2mm

Wagait Beach
 

384.0mm

Cape Fourcroy
Northern Territory's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1886
Lowest 13.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1913
Highest 33.0°C at
Timber Creek in 1981
Lowest 3.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1880
Highest 513.3mm at
Angurugu in 1953

Northern Territory Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Sunny
16 31 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 34 33 SSE 33 21
Mostly sunny
26 38 90% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
26 33 80% 10-20mm Nil NW 11 86 WNW 22 73
Thunderstorms
25 36 80% 5-10mm Nil NW 10 77 SW 12 46
Possible thunderstorm
27 33 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 19 79 NW 21 70
Mostly sunny
27 39 50% 5-10mm Nil SE 34 38 SE 27 23
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Weather News

Category four cyclone possible for north Queensland as tropical low strengthens: BOM

01:43 EDT

A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

Cyclone brewing in north Queensland prompting new residents to prepare early

16:26 EDT

Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.

Sydney's sodden March

14:34 EDT

Sydney is having its wettest March in 33 years after yet another showery night.