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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday Heavy showers and storms across the north and west. Very hot and dry for central parts.

  • Sunday Rain and storms over the Top End spreading south. 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.

  • Tuesday Light winds, dry and partly cloudy in the south. Heavy rain, showers and storms across the N.

  • Wednesday Heavy showers and storms across the north. Very hot and dry for central parts.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01 Fri 19/01

36.8°C

Jervois
Hottest

42.5°C

Lajamanu

40.5°C

Curtin Springs

41.5°C

Curtin Springs

43.9°C

Jervois

24.3°C

Borroloola
Coldest

18.9°C

Arltunga

20.3°C

Curtin Springs

18.3°C

Arltunga

14.0°C

Arltunga

WNW 42km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

72km/h

Lajamanu

68km/h

Centre Island

72km/h

Alice Springs Ap
-

3.2mm last hr

McCluer Is
Wettest

59.6mm

Jabiru Ap

93.0mm

Cape Wessel

131.0mm

Mount Bundey South

131.0mm

Mount Bundey South
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 Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Group by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
11:00 CST
ENE 15 24 34.5 11.6 33.1 25 24 0.0 1012.3
11:00 CST
SE 11 15 24.5 24.2 24.5 98 1 14.4 1005.4
11:00 CST
NW 15 19 28.9 23.5 32.9 72 4 0.0 1005.6
11:00 CST
NNW 24 28 25.6 24.9 27.1 96 2 3.8 1006.5
11:00 CST
ENE 17 24 30.6 20.2 32.5 53 8 0.0 1008.8
11:00 CST
SSE 15 20 28.2 23.3 31.8 75 3 0.2 1006.1
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100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

10:09 EDT

Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.

Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, after temperatures in some areas hit 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

21:48 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.