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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny and hot in north. Gusty cool winds in south. Light showers far south.

  • Thursday Mostly sunny and hot in north. Gusty cool winds over south and interior easing.

  • Friday Clearing showers/storms in the west. Very hot in the north, warm in the south.

  • Saturday Possible shower in the far SE. Breezy central & S. Dry and mostly sunny for the Top End.

  • Sunday Warm and mostly sunny for the north. Breezy about central and southern parts.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 16/09 Mon 17/09 Tue 18/09

29.1°C

Cape Wessel
Avg: Rec:
- -
Hottest

39.1°C

Oenpelli Airport
Avg: Rec:
- -

39.1°C

Douglas River
Avg: Rec:

39.0°C

Jabiru Ap
Avg: Rec:

40.0°C

Bradshaw
Avg: Rec:

13.1°C

Uluru
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

0.0°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:

8.4°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:
 

0.0°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:

SE 33km/h

Kintore
Windiest

53km/h

Uluru

51km/h

Centre Island

53km/h

Alice Springs Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.4mm

Pirlangimpi
Avg: Rec:

0.2mm

Pirlangimpi
Avg: Rec:
 

19.6mm

Dum In Mirrie
Avg: Rec:
Northern Territory's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.0°C at
Elliott in 1988
Lowest 8.3°C at
Curtin Springs in 1971
Highest 29.0°C at
Darwin in 1931
Lowest -2.8°C at
Watarrka in 2001
Highest 122.8mm at
Bulman in 2016

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 %
Mostly sunny
23 34 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 59 ENE 26 35
Mostly sunny
17 37 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 43 E 25 18
Mostly sunny
20 32 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 21 60 ESE 24 52
Sunny
17 38 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
17 31 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 38 18 ESE 28 10
Cloudy
8 23 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 23 30 ESE 24 19
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