Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers/storms, warm in the north. Isolated showers, very warm-to-hot over the interior and south.

  • Wednesday Showers/storms, warm in the north. Isolated showers, very warm over the interior. Late showesr, warm-to-very warm in the south.

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

  • Friday Showers/storms, warm in the NW Top End. Showers/storms, mild-to-warm in Arnhem. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot over the interiorr. Late showers/storms, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Saturday Showers/storms, warm in the north. Late shower, very warm over the interior. Isolated showers, warm-to-very warm in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 06/03 Sun 07/03 Mon 08/03

38.7°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

40.2°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

41.1°C

Wave Hill
Avg: Rec:

42.0°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:

42.6°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

25.8°C

Central Arnhem
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

18.0°C

Territory Grape Farm
Avg: Rec:

20.8°C

Uluru
Avg: Rec:

19.8°C

Watarrka
Avg: Rec:

16.3°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:

N 35km/h

Territory Grape Farm
Windiest

70km/h

Milingimbi

68km/h

Douglas River

87km/h

Tennant Creek
-
no rain last hr Wettest

54.0mm

Milingimbi
Avg: Rec:

50.0mm

Adelaide River
Avg: Rec:

57.6mm

Bradshaw
Avg: Rec:

27.4mm

Point Fawcett
Avg: Rec:
Northern Territory's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.0°C at
Alice Springs in 1886
Lowest 13.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1913
Highest 33.0°C at
Timber Creek in 1981
Lowest 3.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1880
Highest 513.3mm at
Angurugu in 1953

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

March 2021
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
26.0 +1.4 32.2 +0.2 80 6.6 2
23.6 +0.5 35.7 +1.2 41.4 26
24.9 +0.8 33.2 +1.8 46 32.4 12
23.8 +0.4 36.5 +2.3 24 3.4 2
25.1 +1.8 51 39.7 +5.1 0.4 1
79 20.9 +3.3 79 38.4 +5.6 0.0 0
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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