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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Thundery showers over northern and eastern parts. Hot throughout, particularly south. Humid in north.

  • Wednesday Thundery showers over the north, dry elsewhere. Hot to very hot throughout.

  • Thursday Hot, humid and stormy in the north. Mostly sunny and hot elsewhere.

  • Friday Sultry with showers and storms in the Top End. Hot to very hot and dry elsewhere.

  • Saturday Isolated thundery showers across far north Top End. Dry elsewhere and hot.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 06/02 Sun 07/02 Mon 08/02

40.0°C

Ngukurr
Hottest

37.4°C

Ngukurr

39.6°C

Kintore

40.3°C

Kintore

40.3°C

Kintore

26.2°C

Murganella Airstrip
Coldest

19.0°C

Alice Springs Ap

17.5°C

Kulgera

20.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

12.0°C

Kulgera

N 31km/h

Maningrida Ap
Windiest

50km/h

Maningrida Ap

51km/h

Alice Springs Ap

62km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

35.0mm

Milingimbi

56.8mm

Darwin River Dam

22.0mm

McMinns Lagoon

20.4mm

Port Keats Ap
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
(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
21 37 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 24 24 SE 21 12
Mostly sunny
26 39 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 34 90% 5-10mm Nil W 13 77 WSW 19 56
Showers increasing
24 37 70% 1-5mm Nil WNW 9 70 SSE 13 33
Mostly sunny
25 34 5% < 1mm Nil N 13 64 N 17 49
Mostly sunny
25 40 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 24 29 ESE 20 13
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Weather News

Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record

14:34 EDT

The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.

Flash flooding swamps parched Townsville

13:54 EDT

A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.

Dry spell to continue for the Top End

13:53 EDT

After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.