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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Hot and humid. Showers and storms in north, west and southwest.

  • Friday Hot and humid. Showers and storms, mainly north and west.

  • Saturday Hot and humid. Showers and storms, mainly north and west.

  • Sunday Hot and humid. Showers and storms in north. Isolated showers and storms in south.

  • Monday Hot and humid. Showers and storms Top End. The odd shower and storm elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01

35.8°C

Jervois
Hottest

39.0°C

Kulgera

40.5°C

Kulgera

38.0°C

Watarrka

40.5°C

Kulgera

27.5°C

Uluru
Coldest

21.9°C

Tindal

22.5°C

Kulgera

22.9°C

Yuendumu

17.0°C

Kulgera

NNW 27km/h

Uluru
Windiest

64km/h

Centre Island

61km/h

Cape Fourcroy

59km/h

Tindal
-
no rain last hr Wettest

75.0mm

Gilnockie

37.0mm

Nabalco Mine

40.0mm

Dum In Mirrie

40.2mm

Dum In Mirrie
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
(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 %
Possible thunderstorm
25 33 90% 10-20mm Nil SSE 11 74 SE 18 58
Possible thunderstorm
25 35 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 31 90% 20-40mm Nil WNW 15 85 WNW 24 73
Thunderstorms
25 34 70% 5-10mm Nil NW 14 81 NNW 15 57
Possible thunderstorm
26 31 90% 20-40mm Nil WNW 19 82 WNW 17 79
Possible thunderstorm
25 34 90% 10-20mm Nil NE 9 76 E 16 57
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Weather News

Climate Council warns Queensland will be hard hit by violent storms as the earth warms up

13:30 EDT

The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.

WA flooding continues

12:56 EDT

Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.

Heatwave has race car drivers concerned about tyres and road temperatures

11:56 EDT

As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.