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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday A few showers and storms in central parts . Mostly sunny and very warm in the north.

  • Sunday Hot and sunny inland. Possble shower around Darwin.

  • Monday Possible thundery showers in the far south. Showers about Darwin. Drier elsewhere.

  • Tuesday Very warm. Isolated showers/storms in south. Generally sunny with light winds in the north.

  • Wednesday Warm in the north mild in the south. Mostly dry and sunny throughout .

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 26/08 Thu 27/08 Fri 28/08

34.8°C

Noonamah
Hottest

37.0°C

Bradshaw

36.9°C

Douglas River

36.8°C

Douglas River

55.8°C

Murganella Airstrip

20.4°C

Tennant Creek Ap
Coldest

3.0°C

Kulgera

9.2°C

Alice Springs Ap

3.5°C

Kulgera

-2.3°C

Arltunga

E 27km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

55km/h

Territory Grape Farm

48km/h

Tennant Creek Ap

46km/h

Uluru
-
no rain last hr Wettest

16.8mm

Tennant Creek Ap

4.6mm

Upper Victoria River

6.0mm

Lajamanu

6.2mm

Lajamanu
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 %
5.6 -0.4 23.0 +0.3 0.4 4
13.7 +0.2 32.0 +0.2 0.2 29
19.5 -0.8 31.8 +0.4 0.2 4
17.8 -1.2 28.7 +0.1 6.4 119
13.4 -1.0 26.6 -0.9 46 40.0 2667
13.7 -1.3 32.9 +0.8 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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