Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Clearing shower, very warm NW Top End. Mostly sunny, very warm Arnhem. Sunny, very warm-to-hot interior and south.

  • Friday Clearing shower, very warm NW Top End. Late shower, very warm Arnhem. Sunny, very warm-to-hot interior and south.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny, very warm in the north. Sunny, very warm-to-hot interior and south.

  • Sunday Showers/storms, very warm NW Top End. Showers/storms, very warm Arnhem. Mostly sunny, hot interior. Sunny, very warm in the south.

  • Monday Showers/storms, very warm NW Top End. Mostly sunny, very warm Arnhem. Late shower, very warm interior. Mostly sunny, very warm in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 18/02 Tue 19/02 Wed 20/02

42.5°C

McArthur River
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

44.9°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

46.4°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

43.9°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

46.4°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

31.0°C

McCluer Is
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

20.4°C

Territory Grape Farm
Avg: Rec:

20.2°C

Katherine
Avg: Rec:
- -

20.0°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

13.6°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

W 31km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

61km/h

Borroloola

83km/h

Delamere

62km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

33.8mm

Jabiru Ap
Avg: Rec:

49.0mm

Upper 17 Mile Creek
Avg: Rec:
- -

4.0mm

Nabalco Mine
Avg: Rec:
- -

3.2mm

Daly Waters
Avg: Rec:
Northern Territory's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.1°C at
Jervois in 1983
Lowest 15.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1953
Highest 32.8°C at
Milingimbi in 1981
Lowest 2.9°C at
Jervois in 2014
Highest 510.0mm at
Port Keats Police in 1976

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

February 2019
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
75 26.3 +1.6 32.9 +1.4 77 83.2 22
24.5 +0.5 35.6 +1.8 137.2 58
39 25.8 +1.3 33.6 +2.1 100.8 36
25.3 +0.8 20 37.9 +4.0 77.2 31
26.0 +1.6 39.9 +4.2 1.8 1
20.9 +0.2 37.3 +2.2 0.0 0
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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