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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Thunderstorms in the north, dry in the south. Very hot throughout.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in north and central interior. Very hot south, moderate northeasterlies.

  • Thursday Showers and storms in north and central interior. Hot and cloudy throughout.

  • Friday Storms across northern and central parts. Hot, moderate winds in the south.

  • Saturday Widespread showers/storms through the north. Very hot and dry for central parts.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 13/01 Sun 14/01 Mon 15/01

33.4°C

Lajamanu
Hottest

41.1°C

Tennant Creek Ap

40.0°C

McArthur River

40.6°C

McArthur River

43.9°C

Jervois

24.0°C

Batchelor Ap
Coldest

21.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

19.4°C

Curtin Springs

17.3°C

Alice Springs Ap

14.0°C

Arltunga

S 22km/h

Ngukurr
Windiest

57km/h

Tindal

83km/h

Kintore

75km/h

Darwin Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

32.6mm

Bonalbo

32.2mm

Sunshine Bore

43.0mm

Mount Bundey North

43.4mm

Mount Bundey North
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 %
Mostly sunny
26 41 10% < 1mm Nil SE 20 20 SE 17 11
Mostly sunny
24 37 50% 10-20mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 33 90% 5-10mm Nil W 12 76 WNW 22 63
Possible thunderstorm
24 34 70% 1-5mm Nil NW 7 81 SSE 11 55
Possible thunderstorm
24 33 90% 10-20mm Nil WSW 16 76 N 15 68
Mostly sunny
26 40 10% < 1mm Nil NW 14 43 E 19 17
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Weather News

Darwin storm that tore off roof not severe enough for a weather warning, BOM says

19:02 EDT

A brief but damaging storm in central Darwin and Palmerston on Monday that ripped a roof off a building was not strong enough to reach the "severe" threshold and prompt a thunderstorm warning, the Bureau of Meteorology said.

Perth saturated as ex-Cyclone Joyce brings four months of rain in a day

17:53 EDT

The remains of ex-tropical Cyclone Joyce has dumped more than four months' worth of rain on Perth in less than 24 hours, leading to power blackouts, flooding and .

Gold Coast woman's death caused by medical condition, not heat stress

15:59 EDT

A Gold Coast night market is raising money to support the family of one of its vendors who died after collapsing at the venue and being rushed to hospital on Saturday.