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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

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

  • Tuesday Rain and possible storms in the south. The odd shower in eastern parts of the Top End.

  • Wednesday Mostly dry and warm but mild in the south. The odd shower over the Top End.

  • Thursday A few isolated showers across the Top End. Areas of rain and showers in the far south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 27/05 Sat 28/05 Sun 29/05

28.9°C

McCluer Is
Hottest

38.0°C

Bradshaw

38.0°C

Bradshaw

37.0°C

Bradshaw

47.0°C

Bulman

12.9°C

Jervois
Coldest

6.0°C

Curtin Springs

7.7°C

Jervois
 

2.6°C

Arltunga

E 29km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

51km/h

Kintore

44km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

40km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

5.0mm

Nhulunbuy Ap

6.6mm

Point Stuart
 

138.4mm

Cape Wessel
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
(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
10 24 30% < 1mm Nil SSW 4 73 SSE 11 42
Mostly sunny
20 34 60% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
24 33 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 70 NNW 15 49
Mostly sunny
20 36 20% < 1mm Nil NE 8 55 ESE 9 27
Sunny
23 32 60% 1-5mm Nil ESE 12 73 ESE 16 62
Sunny
19 31 5% < 1mm Nil SE 16 55 WSW 6 30
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Weather News

Eastern Australia's frost season starts late but abruptly

18:52 EST

For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.

Summer to winter skipping autumn

12:49 EST

Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.

Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.