Northern Territory Weather

NT
Mon 16:42 CST
Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Tropical Cyclone Esther is generating heavy rain, strong winds and storms in the northeast. Late shower, very warm over the interior. Sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Tuesday Ex-Tropical Cyclone Esther will generate strong winds, heavy rain and storms over the northern interior. Mostly cloudy, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Wednesday Showers/storms, very warm in the north. Possible shower, warm over the interior. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Thursday Showers/storms, very warm in the NW Top End. Late thunder, very warm in Arnhem. Mostly cloudy, warm over the interior. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Friday Showers/storms, very warm in the NW Top End. Late shower, very warm in Arnhem. Mostly sunny, 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
Fri 21/02 Sat 22/02 Sun 23/02

38.2°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

41.3°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

41.0°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

40.0°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

44.1°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

24.4°C

Borroloola
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

18.0°C

Kulgera
Avg: Rec:

15.3°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

18.4°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

12.0°C

Kulgera
Avg: Rec:

NNE 53km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

57km/h

Bulman

74km/h

Cape Wessel

70km/h

Cape Wessel
-
no rain last hr Wettest

46.0mm

Groote Eylandt Ap
Avg: Rec:

114.6mm

Croker Island Ap
Avg: Rec:
- -

26.4mm

Centre Island
Avg: Rec:

68.6mm

Centre Island
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 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 37 10% < 1mm Nil SE 28 42 SE 27 28
Thunderstorms
23 31 80% 40-80mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
28 34 50% < 1mm Nil W 28 71 W 31 63
Possible thunderstorm
27 37 70% 20-40mm Nil WNW 19 75 WNW 25 42
Mostly sunny
27 34 40% < 1mm Nil NW 24 73 NNW 30 61
Windy
27 34 40% 1-5mm Nil SE 39 64 ESE 39 46
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Weather News

Tropical Cyclone Esther makes landfall in Gulf of Carpentaria

19:21 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Esther has made landfall near the border of NT and Queensland as a category one system.

Storms break Perth's dry weather spell this week ahead of Cyclone Esther's arrival in WA

18:57 EDT

Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, heavy rainfall and large hailstones will loom as a feature over Perth and WA's south-west for much of this week, as the state's north braces for another cyclone.

Late-summer snow in Tasmania

16:20 EDT

A dusting of snow could settle on mountain tops in Tasmania during the middle of this week.