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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

38.6°C

Jervois
Hottest

42.5°C

Lajamanu

40.5°C

Curtin Springs

41.5°C

Curtin Springs

43.9°C

Jervois

25.5°C

Borroloola
Coldest

18.9°C

Arltunga

20.3°C

Curtin Springs

18.3°C

Arltunga

14.0°C

Arltunga

NW 29km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

72km/h

Lajamanu

68km/h

Centre Island

72km/h

Alice Springs Ap
-

1.8mm 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 Rainfall Bulletin

Saturday January 20, 2018
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Station
(Ungroup by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
DARWIN AIRPORT 86.8 24
TINDAL RAAF 10.8 24
GOVE AIRPORT 33.6 24
BORROLOOLA AIRPORT 12 24
TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT 3.0 24
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 1.2 24
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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