Northern Territory Weather

NT
Mon 10:54 CST
Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Tropical Cyclone Esther is generating heavy rain, strong winds and storms in the northeast. Late shower, very warm over the interior. Sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Tuesday Ex-Tropical Cyclone Esther will generate strong winds, heavy rain and storms over the northern interior. Mostly cloudy, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Wednesday Showers/storms, very warm in the north. Possible shower, warm over the interior. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Thursday Showers/storms, very warm in the NW Top End. Late thunder, very warm in Arnhem. Mostly cloudy, warm over the interior. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Friday Showers/storms, very warm in the NW Top End. Late shower, very warm in Arnhem. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot over the interior and south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 21/02 Sat 22/02 Sun 23/02

39.5°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

41.3°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

41.0°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

40.0°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

44.1°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

25.3°C

Borroloola
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

18.0°C

Kulgera
Avg: Rec:

15.3°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

18.4°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

12.0°C

Kulgera
Avg: Rec:

NNW 46km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

57km/h

Bulman

74km/h

Cape Wessel

70km/h

Cape Wessel
-

8.4mm last hr

McArthur River
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

46.0mm

Groote Eylandt Ap
Avg: Rec:

114.6mm

Croker Island Ap
Avg: Rec:
- -

26.4mm

Centre Island
Avg: Rec:

47.8mm

Centre Island
Avg: Rec:
Northern Territory's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.1°C at
Jervois in 1983
Lowest 15.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1953
Highest 32.8°C at
Milingimbi in 1981
Lowest 2.9°C at
Jervois in 2014
Highest 510.0mm at
Port Keats Police in 1976

Northern Territory Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
28 34 10% < 1mm Nil WNW 24 73 W 30 62
Mostly cloudy
26 39 10% < 1mm Nil WNW 19 75 W 21 28
Windy
27 35 20% < 1mm Nil WNW 28 76 WNW 34 62
Thunderstorms
25 28 90% > 80mm Nil - - - -
Cloud increasing
27 38 50% 1-5mm Nil SSE 29 33 SSE 28 26
Sunny
22 35 5% < 1mm Nil SE 24 32 SSE 28 17
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Weather News

Tropical Cyclone Esther makes landfall in Gulf of Carpentaria

16:25 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Esther has made landfall near the border of NT and Queensland as a category one system.

Late-summer snow in Tasmania

16:20 EDT

A dusting of snow could settle on mountain tops in Tasmania during the middle of this week.

Person rescued from roof of car in floodwaters in North Queensland amid heavy rain

16:18 EDT

Swift water rescue teams in Mackay have been called out at least five times after more than 200 millimetres of rain fell in the past 24 hours.