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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Heavy showers and storms in the north and central . Hot troughout. Light winds.

  • Friday Heavy rain and storms across the north. Patchy showers/storms in west. Sunny and dry E.

  • Saturday Widespread showers/storms through the north. 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.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 15/01 Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01

38.2°C

Jervois
Hottest

40.6°C

McArthur River

40.9°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Lajamanu

43.9°C

Jervois

25.5°C

Cape Wessel
Coldest

17.3°C

Alice Springs Ap

17.2°C

Alice Springs Ap

18.9°C

Arltunga

14.0°C

Arltunga

E 46km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

75km/h

Darwin Ap

79km/h

Centre Island

72km/h

Lajamanu
-
no rain last hr Wettest

44.4mm

Pinelands

41.4mm

Noonamah

59.6mm

Jabiru Ap

60.0mm

Jabiru Ap
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 33 90% 20-40mm Nil WNW 14 84 NW 25 74
Thunderstorms
24 33 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 10 88 N 13 70
Possible thunderstorm
24 32 90% 10-20mm Nil WNW 20 75 NW 22 68
Mostly sunny
23 36 80% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
25 41 50% < 1mm Nil NW 15 56 ESE 18 28
Mostly sunny
26 43 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 20 19 SE 23 11
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