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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Warm in the north. Cool in the south. Isolated showers in the Top End, mainly inland.

  • Saturday Warm in the north. Mild in the south. The odd shower about the northwest Top End coast.

  • Sunday Warm in the north. Mild in the south. Dry. High cloud developing in the south.

  • Monday Very warm in the north. Warm in the south. Patchy rain & storms in south, mainly southwest.

  • Tuesday Rain and possible storms in central and south. Coastal showers about the Top End.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 23/08 Wed 24/08 Thu 25/08

30.4°C

Jabiru Ap
Hottest

37.1°C

Ngukurr

37.4°C

Bulman

37.9°C

Middle Point

37.9°C

Middle Point

11.1°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

0.5°C

Watarrka

0.2°C

Arltunga

1.0°C

Uluru

-3.0°C

Arltunga

44km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

61km/h

Kintore

46km/h

Centre Island

53km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.0mm

Austral Downs

0.2mm

McArthur River

3.4mm

Jabiru Ap

3.4mm

Jabiru 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 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
5.0 -1.0 22.2 -0.5 5.0 56
14.4 +0.9 32.5 +0.7 0.4 57
19.9 -0.4 32.4 +1.0 0.0 0
20.6 +1.6 29.2 +0.6 6.2 115
14.5 +0.1 27.1 -0.4 9.8 653
15.5 +0.5 32.8 +0.7 0.4 31
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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