Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Showers/storms, very warm in the north. Mostly sunny, hot over the interior. Sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Friday Showers/storms, warm-to-very warm in the north. Sunny, very warm-to-hot over the interior and south.

  • Saturday Showers/storms, warm-to-very warm in the north. Windy, hot over the interior. Sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Sunday Showers/storms, warm-to-very warm in the north. Mostly sunny, hot over the interior. Sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Monday Showers/storms, very warm in the NW Top End. Showers/storms, windier, mild-to-warm in Arnhem. Windy, very warm over the interior. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 17/02 Tue 18/02 Wed 19/02

39.6°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

43.3°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

42.5°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

41.3°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

44.1°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

23.1°C

Central Arnhem
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

17.0°C

Kulgera
Avg: Rec:

14.5°C

Kulgera
Avg: Rec:

17.0°C

Kulgera
Avg: Rec:

12.0°C

Kulgera
Avg: Rec:

WNW 35km/h

Point Stuart
Windiest

79km/h

Batchelor Ap

75km/h

Darwin Ntc

79km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

33.6mm

Oenpelli Airport
Avg: Rec:
- -

66.6mm

Humpty Doo
Avg: Rec:
- -

88.0mm

Point Stuart
Avg: Rec:

127.2mm

Gunn Point
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 Rainfall Bulletin

Thursday February 20, 2020
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Station
(Group by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
BORROLOOLA AIRPORT 2.4 24
DARWIN AIRPORT 42.4 24
GOVE AIRPORT 71.4 24
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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