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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Sunday Light showers in northeast & on north coast. Dry & warm elsewhere. Gusty wind change in south.

  • Monday Sunny. Warm in the north, cool in the south. Gusty southeasterlies.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny and dry. Warm in the north. Breezy southeasterlies for interior and Alice.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny and dry. Warm in the north. Breezy southeasterlies for interior and Alice.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08

24.9°C

McCluer Is
Hottest

35.1°C

Middle Point

34.2°C

Douglas River

34.0°C

Middle Point

34.0°C

Middle Point

7.8°C

Territory Grape Farm
Coldest

1.2°C

Rabbit Flat

2.8°C

Arltunga
 

2.8°C

Arltunga

E 31km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

61km/h

Cape Wessel

51km/h

Groote Eylandt Ap

46km/h

Uluru
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.0mm

Channel Island

1.0mm

Nhulunbuy Ap
 

1.0mm

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 %
20.9 +0.6 32.0 +0.6 0.0 0
13.4 -1.6 32.0 -0.1 0.0 0
17.9 -1.1 29.0 +0.4 1.0 19
14.0 +0.5 31.0 -0.8 0.0 0
15.0 +0.6 30.0 +2.5 0.0 0
8.9 +2.9 72 30.0 +7.3 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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