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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Gusty southeasterly winds throughout. Very warm in the north, warm in the south.

  • Thursday Warm in the north, mild in the south. Dry and clear throughout.

  • Friday The odd storm in the far north, otherwise dry. Very warm in the N, grading mild to the south.

  • Saturday The odd shower about the far north, dry elsewhere. Very warm in the north. Mostly sunny throughout.

  • Sunday The odd shower about the far north. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 20/05 Mon 21/05 Tue 22/05

30.1°C

Oenpelli Airport
Hottest

34.2°C

Oenpelli Airport

34.9°C

Oenpelli Airport

34.0°C

Oenpelli Airport

47.0°C

Bulman

15.1°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

3.6°C

Alice Springs Ap

1.6°C

Alice Springs Ap

4.0°C

Kulgera

-1.6°C

Arltunga

SE 37km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

59km/h

McCluer Is

66km/h

McCluer Is

62km/h

McCluer Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Gunn

2.0mm

Nabalco Mine

0.8mm

Nhulunbuy Ap

0.8mm

Nhulunbuy Ap
Northern Territory's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.0°C at
Bulman in 2016
Lowest 7.8°C at
Alice Springs in 1904
Highest 29.0°C at
Oenpelli in 1973
Lowest -4.2°C at
Arltunga in 2011
Highest 297.9mm at
Minjilang in 1977

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 %
Sunny
23 32 5% < 1mm Nil SE 8 67 E 13 37
Sunny
15 33 5% < 1mm Nil E 11 70 - -
Mostly sunny
22 30 70% < 1mm Nil SE 21 66 ESE 22 62
Mostly sunny
13 32 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
16 30 5% < 1mm Nil E 18 42 E 12 25
Mostly sunny
11 28 20% < 1mm Nil NE 5 45 SE 9 23
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Weather News

How Australia survived its second-hottest summer without load-shedding blackouts

18:52 EST

Australia's electricity grid survived the second-hottest summer on record without load-shedding blackouts, despite the closure of a major coal-fired power station in Victoria, according to two reports released on Wednesday by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

16:08 EST

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.