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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Showers and storms in north and central interior. Hot and cloudy throughout.

  • Friday Storms across northern and central parts. Hot, moderate winds in the south.

  • Saturday Widespread showers/storms through the north. Very hot and dry for central parts.

  • Sunday Rain and storms over the Top End. Dry further S. Very hot in the S, milder and humid in the N.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 15/01 Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01

27.6°C

Cape Wessel
Hottest

40.6°C

McArthur River

41.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Lajamanu

43.9°C

Jervois

21.5°C

Uluru
Coldest

17.3°C

Alice Springs Ap

17.2°C

Alice Springs Ap
 

14.0°C

Arltunga

E 27km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

75km/h

Darwin Ap

79km/h

Centre Island

72km/h

Lajamanu
-
no rain last hr Wettest

44.4mm

Pinelands

41.0mm

Noonamah
 

189.0mm

Dum In Mirrie
Northern Territory's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.3°C at
Finke in 1960
Lowest 16.0°C at
Kulgera in 1983
Highest 33.7°C at
Jervois in 2006
Lowest 6.7°C at
Tempe Downs in 1970
Highest 507.5mm at
Yirrkala Mission in 1958

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 %
Possible thunderstorm
23 38 20% < 1mm Nil NE 20 32 E 22 17
Possible thunderstorm
25 30 60% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 32 70% 10-20mm Nil SE 10 82 NE 16 63
Thunderstorms
24 33 80% 5-10mm Nil E 12 80 E 15 67
Possible thunderstorm
25 31 70% 10-20mm Nil ENE 15 76 NE 19 73
Possible thunderstorm
24 37 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 18 56 E 26 35
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