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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Patchy light rain iover central parts. Warm and sunny for the Top End.

  • Thursday Showers and possible storms in the south. Areas of rain extending to southeast.

  • Friday Rain in west, light showers in south. Cool in south, grading to hot in north.

  • Saturday Showers in north and east, dry in south. Warm in south, grading to hot in north.

  • Sunday Showers and possible thunderstorms in Top End. Warm in the north, mild further south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 28/08 Mon 29/08 Tue 30/08

36.7°C

Jabiru Ap
Hottest

35.7°C

Noonamah

36.2°C

Douglas River

36.5°C

Katherine

37.9°C

Middle Point

20.7°C

Jervois
Coldest

6.5°C

Curtin Springs

11.0°C

Kulgera

7.4°C

Uluru

-3.0°C

Arltunga

27km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

59km/h

Uluru

51km/h

Territory Grape Farm

40km/h

McCluer Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.0mm

Watarrka

40.6mm

Hermannsburg

19.0mm

Trephina Gorge

40.6mm

Hermannsburg
Northern Territory's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don in 2014
Lowest 7.0°C at
Alice Springs Ap in 1966
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti in 1973
Lowest -5.4°C at
Tempe Downs in 1976
Highest 80.0mm at
Darwin Ap in 1947

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
7 28 20% < 1mm Nil NE 10 43 NNE 13 23
Sunny
17 35 60% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
22 34 60% 1-5mm Nil ESE 13 65 ENE 22 39
Sunny
20 36 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 11 48 SE 16 21
Sunny
21 30 60% < 1mm Nil ESE 22 74 ESE 25 64
Sunny
18 32 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 24 36 ESE 10 20
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