Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, very warm in the north. Clearing showers, warm over the interior. Sunny, mild-to-warm in the south.

  • Thursday Late thunder, very warm in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in Arnhem. Windy, warm over the interior. Sunny, mild-to-warm in the south.

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

  • Saturday Showers increasing, very warm in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in Arnhem. Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm over the interior and south.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny, very warm in the north. Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm over the interior and south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 20/09 Mon 21/09 Tue 22/09

36.8°C

Jabiru
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

40.8°C

Victoria River Downs
Avg: Rec:

40.2°C

Wave Hill
Avg: Rec:

39.4°C

Jabiru
Avg: Rec:

40.8°C

Victoria River Downs
Avg: Rec:

23.3°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

-48.9°C

Bulman
Avg: Rec:

-11.5°C

Bulman
Avg: Rec:

10.3°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

-48.9°C

Bulman
Avg: Rec:

ESE 33km/h

Territory Grape Farm
Windiest

62km/h

Batchelor Ap

48km/h

Tennant Creek

64km/h

Bradshaw
-
no rain last hr Wettest

22.0mm

Adelaide River
Avg: Rec:
- -

33.4mm

Birrimba
Avg: Rec:
- -

14.0mm

Brunette Downs
Avg: Rec:

14.0mm

Brunette Downs
Avg: Rec:
Northern Territory's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 42.0°C at
Elliott in 1988
Lowest 8.3°C at
Curtin Springs in 1971
Highest 29.0°C at
Darwin in 1931
Lowest -2.8°C at
Watarrka in 2001
Highest 122.8mm at
Bulman in 2016

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

September 2020
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
23.3 +0.3 75 34.3 +1.7 78.2 495
20.4 +0.5 37.1 +1.3 5.6 60
21.4 +1.7 30.8 +0.4 7.8 110
18.6 +1.0 35.7 +0.7 0.0 0
21.1 +2.7 34.6 +2.9 9.6 123
13.9 +3.6 31.9 +4.6 0.2 2
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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