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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Light showers in the Top End, mainly west. Mostly dry and sunny elsewhere.

  • Friday Light odd shower in northern parts of the Top End. Generally dry and sunny otherwise.

  • Saturday Showers in the far north. Dry elsewhere. Mild in the south, warm in the N.

  • Sunday Showers in the far north. Possible storms in the W. Southeasterlies, strongest in the north and east.

  • Monday Showers and storms in the south. The odd light shower in far north, sunny inland.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 23/05 Tue 24/05 Wed 25/05

37.2°C

Bradshaw
Hottest

37.0°C

Bradshaw

37.0°C

Bradshaw

36.1°C

Middle Point

47.0°C

Bulman

29.4°C

Centre Island
Coldest

7.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

10.0°C

Arltunga

10.8°C

Arltunga

2.6°C

Arltunga

W 22km/h

Kintore
Windiest

46km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

42km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

40km/h

Kintore
-
no rain last hr Wettest

19.2mm

Point Stuart

11.5mm

Labelle Downs

0.0mm

Darwin Ap

0.2mm

Groote Eylandt Ap
Northern Territory's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.3°C at
Borroloola in 1997
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 %
Mostly sunny
24 33 40% < 1mm Nil E 18 72 - -
Late shower
19 34 40% < 1mm Nil E 14 67 E 14 34
Possible shower
25 31 60% < 1mm Nil ESE 21 73 ESE 24 61
Sunny
18 34 60% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
18 31 10% < 1mm Nil E 19 42 ENE 12 25
Possible shower
11 25 90% 5-10mm Nil N 7 63 WNW 12 48
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