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Mon 16:00 CST
Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday A few showers/storms in far north and northeast. Warm and mostly sunny elsewhere.

  • Tuesday A few coastal showers over the Top End. Rain and gusty winds about the Gulf.

  • Wednesday Cloudy and stormy in the east and north. Drier in the west and south.

  • Thursday Showers and squally storms across the Top End. Dry and mostly sunny in the south.

  • Friday Showers and squally storms across eastern Top End. Dry, hot and mostly sunny in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 17/02 Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02

35.2°C

Rabbit Flat
Hottest

41.5°C

Jervois

39.0°C

Rabbit Flat

36.4°C

Rabbit Flat

43.0°C

Kulgera

21.1°C

McArthur River
Coldest

18.5°C

Kulgera

14.5°C

Kulgera

10.8°C

Alice Springs Ap

10.8°C

Alice Springs Ap

S 68km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

64km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

68km/h

Tindal

112km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

49.4mm

Oenpelli Airport

183.2mm

Borroloola

211.4mm

Centre Island

211.4mm

Centre Island
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 Daily Summaries

Monday February 20, 2017
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Station
(Group by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
10.8 -9.9 31 -4 0.0
22.6 -1.9 18 23 -11 84.4
23.7 -1.0 33 +2 12.2
24.1 -0.4 30 -1 7.6
20.8 -3.6 33 -3 0.0
23.2 -0.8 33 -1 1.8
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Weather News

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria, BOM warns of damaging winds, rain

16:03 EDT

A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.