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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Warm in the south. Hot in the north. Dry and sunny. Gusty winds in the south, light in the north.

  • Friday Isolted convective shower over the Top End. Very hot in the north, mild in the south.

  • Saturday Very hot in the north, grading warm in the south. Dry statewide, with a brisk southeasterly breeze.

  • Sunday Very hot in the north, grading warm in the south. Brisk winds in the south, dry statewide.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 14/08 Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08

26.0°C

McCluer Is
Hottest

35.0°C

Middle Point

36.0°C

Middle Point

37.0°C

Ngukurr

37.0°C

Ngukurr

9.5°C

Jervois
Coldest

3.0°C

Arltunga

6.5°C

Arltunga
 

-3.4°C

Arltunga

SE 29km/h

Kintore
Windiest

46km/h

Central Arnhem

53km/h

Uluru

42km/h

Kintore
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.4mm

Centre Island

2.4mm

Nhulunbuy Ap
 

6.0mm

Nhulunbuy
Northern Territory's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don in 2014
Lowest 7.0°C at
Alice Springs Ap in 1966
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti in 1973
Lowest -5.4°C at
Tempe Downs in 1976
Highest 80.0mm at
Darwin Ap in 1947

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 %
Sunny
7 28 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 12 46 ESE 18 23
Sunny
14 34 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
20 32 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 15 62 ENE 23 27
Sunny
16 34 5% < 1mm Nil E 11 51 ESE 20 19
Mostly sunny
20 29 30% < 1mm Nil SE 22 62 ESE 23 55
Sunny
15 31 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 29 30 ESE 19 16
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Weather News

Climate change not the full story when it comes to above average winter temperatures

06:33 EST

Temperatures across southern Queensland and northern NSW have been up to 13 degrees Celsius above the August maximum on a number of days this week, and while climate change may the words on everyone's lips, it is not the whole story.

Damaging winds and flooding threaten South Australia

21:12 EST

It's going to be a windy 24 hours in South Australia as the second cold front of the week crosses the state's south.

Winter warmth strikes eastern states

18:07 EST

Parts of Queensland and New South Wales experienced their highest August temperature in eight years today.