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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • 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.

  • Tuesday A few showers and storms in the Top End . Hot statewide.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 17/10 Wed 18/10 Thu 19/10

40.3°C

Lajamanu
Hottest

42.0°C

Bradshaw

41.0°C

Bradshaw

42.0°C

Lajamanu

42.4°C

Ngukurr

26.0°C

Pirlangimpi
Coldest

13.1°C

Arltunga

15.2°C

Arltunga

16.5°C

Watarrka

5.9°C

Alice Springs Ap

SE 31km/h

Alice Springs Ap
Windiest

50km/h

Jabiru Ap

50km/h

Darwin Ntc

64km/h

Middle Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

70.8mm

McMinns Lagoon

36.6mm

Howard Springs

20.0mm

Batchelor Ap

20.0mm

Batchelor Ap
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 Monthly Summaries

October 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
14.4 -0.3 31.6 +0.5 11.0 54
22.8 +1.4 38.1 +1.4 0.0 0
25.4 +0.5 33.9 +0.6 51.4 73
23.1 +1.6 37 33.2 +1.4 1.0 9
22.7 +1.0 35.8 +1.0 5.8 30
25.7 +1.8 39.0 +1.3 8.8 30
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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