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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday Light showers in northeast & on north coast. Dry elsewhere. Cool morning then warm day in south.

  • Sunday Light showers in northeast & on north coast. Dry & warm elsewhere. Gusty wind change in south.

  • Monday Sunny. Warm in the north, cool in the south. Gusty southeasterlies.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny and dry. Warm in the north. Breezy southeasterlies for interior and Alice.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 29/07 Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07

30.5°C

McArthur River
Hottest

33.9°C

Oenpelli Airport

35.1°C

Middle Point

34.2°C

Douglas River

30.5°C

McArthur River

22.1°C

Uluru
Coldest

-3.5°C

Arltunga

1.2°C

Rabbit Flat

2.8°C

Arltunga

2.8°C

Arltunga

ESE 33km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

57km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

61km/h

Cape Wessel

51km/h

Groote Eylandt Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.0mm

Channel Island

0.0mm

Channel Island

0.4mm

Cape Wessel

0.2mm

Nhulunbuy Ap
Northern Territory's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.2°C at
Cape Don in 2014
Lowest 7.0°C at
Alice Springs Ap in 1966
Highest 28.7°C at
Milikapiti in 1973
Lowest -5.4°C at
Tempe Downs in 1976
Highest 80.0mm at
Darwin Ap in 1947

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

August 2015
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
8.9 +2.9 - - 0.0 0
14.0 +0.5 - - 0.0 0
20.9 +0.6 - - 0.0 0
17.9 -1.1 - - 1.0 19
15.0 +0.6 - - 0.0 0
13.4 -1.6 - - 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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