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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers and storms over the Top End. Very hot over central and southern parts.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms over the Top End. Very hot over central and southern parts.

  • Thursday Chance of a thunderstorm in the far north. Widespread heat across the territory.

  • Friday Heavy rain for the Top End & Gulf coast. Dry elsewhere. Very hot away from the Top End.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 25/02 Sun 26/02 Mon 27/02

27.7°C

Kintore
Hottest

38.9°C

Jervois

38.5°C

Jervois

39.0°C

Kintore

43.0°C

Kulgera

15.0°C

Territory Grape Farm
Coldest

16.2°C

Alice Springs Ap

13.8°C

Alice Springs Ap
 

8.8°C

Arltunga

SE 22km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

77km/h

Maningrida Ap

68km/h

Point Stuart

74km/h

Jabiru Ap
-

0.2mm last hr

Cape Fourcroy
Wettest

42.8mm

Upper 17 Mile Creek

49.8mm

Darwin Ap
 

290.0mm

Shoal Bay
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 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
25.2 +0.5 31.5 +0.1 584.8 156
23.6 -0.4 33.2 -0.5 315.8 131
24.8 +0.3 31.1 -0.4 194.4 70
24.2 -0.3 18 31.4 -2.5 632.4 262
23.7 -0.7 35.0 -0.6 33.2 26
20.3 -0.4 37.2 +2.2 4.0 9
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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