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Current Warnings

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Sunny NW Top End. Mostly sunny in Arnhem. Mostly sunny in the southwest. Sunny interior.

  • Thursday Mostly sunny across the Top End. Mostly sunny in the southwest. Sunny interior.

  • Friday Sunny NW Top End. Mostly sunny in Arnhem. Mostly sunny in the southwest. Sunny interior.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny NW Top End. Late shower in Arnhem. Sunny across the interior and south.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny across the Top End. Sunny in the southwest. Mostly cloudy interior.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 17/06 Mon 18/06 Tue 19/06


Mount Bundey North


Middle Point


Middle Point


Oenpelli Airport




Alice Springs Ap


Alice Springs Ap


Alice Springs Ap


Territory Grape Farm


Alice Springs Ap

ESE 27km/h

Cape Wessel


Cape Wessel


Tennant Creek Ap


Cape Wessel
no rain last hr Wettest


Darwin Ap


Nabalco Mine


Cape Wessel


Cape Wessel
Northern Territory's Records for June
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.1°C at
Batchelor Ap in 2013
Lowest 7.2°C at
Alice Springs in 1935
Highest 28.5°C at
Oenpelli in 1973
Lowest -6.0°C at
Alice Springs Ap in 2002
Highest 114.0mm at
Larrimah in 1973

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

June 2018
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
3.9 -1.1 22.4 +2.6 0.0 0
11.9 -0.9 30.7 +0.5 0.4 18
20.4 +0.5 31.4 +0.7 0.2 11
20.9 -0.4 28.9 +0.5 5.4 16
13.8 +0.9 26.5 +2.0 0.0 0
13.4 -0.9 31.1 +1.0 0.0 0
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

Clear signs of drought in western NSW

21:05 EST

The prospect of El Nino forming during the second half of 2018 is troubling for parched western NSW, where some places are experiencing their driest year to date in more than five decades.

Young farmers taught 'drought driving' skills as country roads plagued by millions of 'roos

14:26 EST

An initiative by Hay Inc in the New South Wales Riverina town of Hay is teaching young farmers life-saving 'drought driving' lessons on how to drive when faced with kangaroos on the road.

BOM declares a 50 per cent chance of El Nino this spring, possible dry and warm conditions ahead

13:31 EST

Warm and dry — that has been the story of the season, and now there is a good chance that is set to continue for south-east Australia.