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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Heavy rain and storms across the north. Patchy showers/storms in west. Sunny and dry E.

  • Saturday Widespread showers/storms through the north. Very hot and dry for central parts.

  • Sunday Rain and storms over the Top End. Dry further S. Very hot in the south, milder and humid in the N.

  • Monday Storms with very heavy rain across the north. Sunny with light winds over central and south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

29.3°C

Jervois
Hottest

40.9°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Lajamanu

40.0°C

Curtin Springs

43.9°C

Jervois

21.3°C

Curtin Springs
Coldest

17.2°C

Alice Springs Ap

18.9°C

Arltunga
 

14.0°C

Arltunga

SE 40km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

79km/h

Centre Island

72km/h

Lajamanu

68km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

41.4mm

Noonamah

59.6mm

Jabiru Ap
 

189.0mm

Dum In Mirrie
Northern Territory's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.3°C at
Finke in 1960
Lowest 16.0°C at
Kulgera in 1983
Highest 33.7°C at
Jervois in 2006
Lowest 6.7°C at
Tempe Downs in 1970
Highest 507.5mm at
Yirrkala Mission in 1958

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

January 2018
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
21.3 -0.2 37.9 +1.6 28.2 69
25.5 +0.7 35.4 +1.1 136.0 60
25.0 +0.2 32.9 +1.1 77 122.0 29
25.1 +0.4 33.2 +1.2 32.2 11
25.3 +0.4 38.4 +1.8 23.8 20
24.2 -0.1 35.0 +0.9 31 53.8 20
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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