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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday Showers and storms across Top End & Carpentaria. Hot in the north, very warm in the south.

  • Sunday Hot with a few showers/storms in Top End. Sunny and very warm elsewhere.

  • Monday Scattered showers and storms over the Top End. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the Top End. Hot statewide.

  • Wednesday Very hot in the south grading hot in the north . Mostly sunny, light to moderate winds.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 18/10 Thu 19/10 Fri 20/10

38.3°C

Bradshaw
Hottest

41.0°C

Bradshaw

42.1°C

Lajamanu

41.0°C

Lajamanu

42.4°C

Ngukurr

26.9°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

15.2°C

Arltunga

16.5°C

Watarrka

15.5°C

Curtin Springs

5.9°C

Alice Springs Ap

NE 27km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

50km/h

Darwin Ntc

64km/h

Middle Point

70km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

36.6mm

Howard Springs

19.6mm

Batchelor Ap

29.0mm

Port Keats Ap

29.2mm

Port Keats Ap
Northern Territory's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.2°C at
Tindal in 1991
Lowest 11.1°C at
Alice Springs in 1910
Highest 31.6°C at
Black Point in 1990
Lowest 0.0°C at
Arltunga in 2002
Highest 119.8mm at
Wollogorang in 1996

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

October 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
25.4 +0.5 33.9 +0.6 51.4 73
25.8 +1.9 38.9 +1.2 8.8 30
23.2 +1.7 37 33.2 +1.4 1.0 9
22.9 +1.5 38.1 +1.4 0.0 0
22.8 +1.1 35.7 +0.9 5.8 30
14.5 -0.2 31.5 +0.4 11.0 54
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

Police divers find two bodies in sunken Queensland fishing trawler recovery mission

19:18 EDT

Two bodies have been found in a recovery mission for a trawler that sank off the central Queensland coast earlier this week with seven men on board.

Storms closing in on Perth, scattering across WA

14:06 EDT

Thunderstorms are nearing Perth and will scatter across much of inland Western Australia this weekend, bringing useful rain but also threatening the region with damaging winds.

Another Soaking for Brisbane

09:37 EDT

After receiving October's monthly rainfall total in the past seven days Brisbane is set to see a further 10-20mm today.