Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Mostly cloudy, very warm in the north. Mostly sunny, very warm over the interior. Windy, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy, very warm in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, very warm in Arnhem. Mostly sunny, hot over the interior. Isolated showers, hot in the south.

  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy, very warm in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, very warm in Arnhem. Mostly sunny, hot over the interior and south.

  • Thursday Isolated showers, very warm in the NW Top End. Mostly cloudy, very warm in Arnhem. Possible shower, hot over the interior. Sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 15/10 Sat 16/10 Sun 17/10

31.6°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

42.9°C

Bradshaw-Angallari
Avg: Rec:
- -

41.8°C

Bradshaw-Angallari
Avg: Rec:
- -

42.5°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

43.5°C

BRADSHAW - KOOLENDONG VALLEY (DEFENCE)
Avg: Rec:
- -

24.2°C

Territory Grape Farm
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

9.1°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

14.0°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:
 

6.1°C

Watarrka
Avg: Rec:

NW 27km/h

Lajamanu
Windiest

57km/h

McArthur River

87km/h

Bradshaw

53km/h

Uluru
-
no rain last hr Wettest

23.2mm

Jabiru
Avg: Rec:

20.4mm

Upper 17 Mile Creek
Avg: Rec:
 

56.4mm

Bulman
Avg: Rec:
Northern Territory's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.2°C at
Tindal in 1991
Lowest 11.1°C at
Alice Springs in 1910
Highest 31.6°C at
Black Point in 1990
Lowest 0.0°C at
Arltunga in 2002
Highest 119.8mm at
Wollogorang in 1996

Northern Territory Weather Forecasts

Station
(group 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
24 41 40% < 1mm Nil NNE 21 15 NW 23 11
Mostly sunny
25 42 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
27 35 40% 1-5mm Nil WNW 12 67 WNW 22 55
Possible thunderstorm
28 40 60% 1-5mm Nil NW 16 54 WNW 9 30
Mostly sunny
24 34 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 9 65 NNE 18 59
Mostly sunny
27 41 40% < 1mm Nil N 25 22 NNW 13 15
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Weather News

Nature's fireworks light up the skies of the Top End

12:14 EDT

Storms sparked to life over parts of the Top End and Tiwi Islands on Saturday afternoon with some lingering late into the evening.   Storms initially flared up over far eastern parts of the Arnhem district but it was not long before western and central parts, along with the Tiwi Islands, saw storms as well.   Image: Radar imagery showing showers and storms over the Top End.

Coffee and cakes baked with love, as Armidale community recovers after tornado

23:56 EDT

Northern Tableland locals have filled the hearts and bellies of work crews and residents affected by a tornado that swept through Armidale.  Thursday evening's tornado was one of several weather fronts that travelled across the state, bringing with them severe winds, rain and hail.  The area went more than 24 hours without electricity or treated water before power was returned to the community at about 10.30pm on Friday.

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