Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Showers/storms, warm in the north. Late thunder, very warm over the interior. Mostly cloudy, hot in the south.

  • Saturday Showers/storms, warm in the north. Mostly cloudy, very warm over the interior. Late thunder, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Sunday Showers/storms, warm in the north. Mostly cloudy, very warm over the interior. Late thunder, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Monday Showers/storms, warm in the north. Mostly cloudy, very warm over the interior. Late thunder, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Tuesday Showers/storms, warm in the north. Late shower, 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
Tue 19/01 Wed 20/01 Thu 21/01

35.3°C

Uluru
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

39.7°C

Tennant Creek
Avg: Rec:

40.3°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

41.3°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:

44.0°C

Curtin Springs
Avg: Rec:

23.9°C

Central Arnhem
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

17.3°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

19.2°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

20.5°C

Lajamanu
Avg: Rec:

10.0°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:

WSW 37km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

62km/h

Ngukurr

57km/h

Rabbit Flat

64km/h

Ngayawili
-
no rain last hr Wettest

129.2mm

Black Point
Avg: Rec:

51.2mm

Conways
Avg: Rec:
- -

176.0mm

Mount Sanford
Avg: Rec:
- -

61.0mm

Victoria River Downs
Avg: Rec:
Northern Territory's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.3°C at
Finke in 1960
Lowest 16.0°C at
Kulgera in 1983
Highest 33.7°C at
Jervois in 2006
Lowest 6.7°C at
Tempe Downs in 1970
Highest 507.5mm at
Yirrkala Mission in 1958

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

January 2021
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
19.5 -2.1 34.9 -1.6 2.8 7
25.5 +0.7 35.6 +1.0 47.4 20
25.6 +0.7 32.8 +1.0 203.8 47
24.9 +0.1 31.7 -0.4 412.0 148
25.9 +0.9 37.9 +1.2 10.4 9
32 25.6 +1.2 36.2 +2.0 35 74.0 28
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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Weather News

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15:54 EDT

An intense summer heatwave will sweep across southern and eastern Australia this weekend and early next week, before a burst of tropical rain douses the nation's south.

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