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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Sunday The odd shower about the far north. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere.

  • Monday The odd shower along the coast. Dry and warm inland. Light-moderate winds.

  • Tuesday The odd shower over the Top End, otherwise dry. Breezy SE'ly wind. Hot N, milder in the south.

  • Wednesday The odd shower over the Top End, otherwise dry. Very warm in the N, grading mild to the south.

  • Thursday Possible light showers in the far norh. Sunny, dry & windy over central and southern parts.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 24/05 Fri 25/05 Sat 26/05

34.0°C

Noonamah
Hottest

34.9°C

Pirlangimpi

35.2°C

Oenpelli Airport

35.4°C

Douglas River

47.0°C

Bulman

25.3°C

Centre Island
Coldest

4.2°C

Alice Springs Ap

2.5°C

Watarrka

8.5°C

Rabbit Flat

-1.6°C

Arltunga

E 27km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

57km/h

Cape Wessel

48km/h

McCluer Is

53km/h

Cape Wessel
-
no rain last hr Wettest

7.2mm

Cape Wessel

0.2mm

Warruwi

0.2mm

Centre Island

0.2mm

Ngukurr
Northern Territory's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.0°C at
Bulman in 2016
Lowest 7.8°C at
Alice Springs in 1904
Highest 29.0°C at
Oenpelli in 1973
Lowest -4.2°C at
Arltunga in 2011
Highest 297.9mm at
Minjilang in 1977

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

May 2018
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
5.6 -2.6 23.6 +0.5 0.0 0
14.5 -1.4 32.9 +0.5 0.0 0
21.8 -0.3 32.7 +0.7 0.0 0
38 24.4 +1.8 30.6 +0.6 22.2 25
15.9 -0.5 27.7 -0.0 0.0 0
14.6 -2.9 32.3 +0.0 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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