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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Showers, storms and hot in the northwest. Generally dry and very warm elsewhere.

  • Friday Storms in the north, possible showers in the east. Gusty winds in the south, hot throughout.

  • Saturday Showers and storms across Top End & Carpentaria. Hot in the north, very warm in the south.

  • Sunday Hot with a few showers/storms in Top End. Sunny and very warm elsewhere.

  • Monday Scattered showers and storms over the Top End. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/10 Tue 17/10 Wed 18/10

40.7°C

Lajamanu
Hottest

42.4°C

Ngukurr

42.0°C

Bradshaw

41.0°C

Ngukurr

42.4°C

Ngukurr

29.5°C

McCluer Is
Coldest

13.4°C

Curtin Springs

13.1°C

Arltunga

15.2°C

Arltunga

5.9°C

Alice Springs Ap

ESE 31km/h

Alice Springs Ap
Windiest

98km/h

Centre Island

50km/h

Jabiru Ap

50km/h

Darwin Ntc
-
no rain last hr Wettest

44.2mm

Darwin River Dam

70.8mm

McMinns Lagoon

34.0mm

Pirlangimpi

34.4mm

Pirlangimpi
Northern Territory's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.2°C at
Tindal in 1991
Lowest 11.1°C at
Alice Springs in 1910
Highest 31.6°C at
Black Point in 1990
Lowest 0.0°C at
Arltunga in 2002
Highest 119.8mm at
Wollogorang in 1996

Northern Territory Rainfall Bulletin

Thursday October 19, 2017
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Station
(Group by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
DARWIN AIRPORT 0.6 -
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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Weather News

Emotional reunion with wife for survivor of trawler capsize in central Queensland

17:50 EDT

The man who is thought to be the sole survivor of a trawler capsize off the central Queensland coast has had an emotional reunion with his wife in Gladstone.

Roads remain cut, homes evacuated as floodwaters rise in southern Queensland

16:30 EDT

Torrential rain has severely damaged local roads and wiped out crops in Queensland's North Burnett region, as community leaders call for immediate action by the State Government.

Early-season deluge continues in Queensland

14:41 EDT

Unusually heavy October rainfall continues to soak eastern Queensland as records tumble along the state's North Tropical Coast.