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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers and storms in the south and Top End. Warm to hot throughout.

  • Wednesday Showers and humid in the north. Warm and mostly sunny in the south.

  • Thursday The odd shower across the Top End. Dry but cooler in the south.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the far north coasts. Thunderstorms in the southwest.

  • Saturday . .

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05 Mon 02/05

33.3°C

Bradshaw
Hottest

38.2°C

Rabbit Flat

40.0°C

Bradshaw

39.0°C

Bradshaw

40.0°C

Bradshaw

22.9°C

Jervois
Coldest

16.5°C

Curtin Springs

13.4°C

Arltunga

13.9°C

Uluru

13.4°C

Arltunga

E 20km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

59km/h

Darwin Ap

57km/h

Point Stuart

59km/h

Cape Wessel
-
no rain last hr Wettest

82.6mm

Middle Point

43.8mm

McCluer Is

32.0mm

Flying Fox

49.0mm

Darwin Ap
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 Monthly Summaries

May 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
72 24.8 +2.7 32.9 +0.9 5.0 24
27 24.0 +6.5 27 36.2 +4.2 0.0 0
35 25.1 +2.5 31.2 +1.4 14.4 16
19 22.5 +6.8 20 36.7 +4.5 0.0 0
44 23.4 +7.1 44 35.4 +7.8 13.8 166
72 17.3 +9.1 25.8 +2.6 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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Weather News

Dry season storm dumps heavy rain on Darwin

18:23 EST

A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.

Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

18:08 EST

A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.