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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday Showers and possible storms over the Top End. Dry and very hot elsewhere.

  • Sunday Heavy showers and storms in the north. Very hot and dry in the south, hot in the north.

  • Monday Storms in the north, partly cloudy in the south. Hot in the south, cooler at the coast.

  • Tuesday Scattered showers and storms in the north and west. Very hout in the south and east.

  • Wednesday Isolated showers and storms across the Top End. Dry and sunny in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 22/03 Thu 23/03 Fri 24/03

37.8°C

Jervois
Hottest

41.0°C

Watarrka

40.8°C

Uluru

41.0°C

Kulgera

41.9°C

Uluru

26.6°C

Noonamah
Coldest

17.9°C

Arltunga

15.5°C

Arltunga

15.7°C

Arltunga

12.9°C

Arltunga

NNW 38km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

44km/h

Borroloola

61km/h

Douglas River

62km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

39.4mm

Upper Fergusson River

46.2mm

Wagait Beach

34.0mm

Dum In Mirrie

34.0mm

Dum In Mirrie
Northern Territory's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1886
Lowest 13.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1913
Highest 33.0°C at
Timber Creek in 1981
Lowest 3.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1880
Highest 513.3mm at
Angurugu in 1953

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 %
Mostly sunny
23 39 30% < 1mm Nil NE 17 28 NE 13 18
Possible thunderstorm
25 36 90% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 32 90% 10-20mm Nil NNE 13 88 NW 22 79
Thunderstorms
24 34 90% 1-5mm Nil NNE 9 77 NNE 12 56
Possible thunderstorm
26 33 90% 5-10mm Nil NW 17 79 NW 21 72
Possible thunderstorm
26 38 50% 1-5mm Nil NNW 12 52 ENE 7 30
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Weather News

Queensland braces for Tropical Cyclone Debbie

12:37 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.

Cyclone Debbie could hit north Queensland as category five, Bureau of Meteorology warns

12:09 EDT

A cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category five by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.

Category four cyclone possible for north Queensland as tropical low strengthens: BOM

11:00 EDT

A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.