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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Light showers far northeast coast. Dry elsewhere. Cool in south. Gusty southeasterly winds easing.

  • Thursday Light showers far northeast coast. Dry elsewhere. Cool in south. Gusty southeasterly winds easing.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Very warm in the Top End. Cool with gusty southeast winds in the south.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny, dry and warm. Easterly winds easing in the south.

  • Sunday One or two light showers for Arnhem Land. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08 Tue 04/08

25.8°C

Oenpelli Airport
Hottest

34.3°C

Victoria River Downs

35.5°C

Middle Point

33.8°C

Middle Point

35.5°C

Middle Point

6.9°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

4.3°C

Alice Springs Ap

0.4°C

Alice Springs Ap

-0.8°C

Alice Springs Ap

-0.8°C

Alice Springs Ap

SE 40km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

61km/h

Kintore

51km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

57km/h

Cape Wessel
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.4mm

Nhulunbuy Ap

0.8mm

Nabalco Mine

0.0mm

Channel Island

0.2mm

Nhulunbuy Ap
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 Monthly Summaries

August 2015
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
19.1 -1.2 31.8 +0.4 0.0 0
12.9 -2.1 31.6 -0.5 0.0 0
18.9 -0.1 28.4 -0.2 3.6 67
15.3 +1.8 31.3 -0.5 0.2 29
12.4 -2.0 25.7 -1.8 0.0 0
4.2 -1.8 20.8 -1.9 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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