Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

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

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

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

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

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 05/05 Thu 06/05 Fri 07/05

28.5°C

McCluer Is
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

35.6°C

Douglas River
Avg: Rec:

35.0°C

Bradshaw
Avg: Rec:

35.2°C

Douglas River
Avg: Rec:

36.9°C

Charles Point
Avg: Rec:
- -

11.8°C

Daly Waters
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

8.1°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

8.1°C

Territory Grape Farm
Avg: Rec:
 

8.0°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

ESE 29km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

61km/h

Centre Island

55km/h

Centre Island

46km/h

McCluer Is
-

1.8mm last hr

Uluru
Avg: Rec:
Wettest

0.2mm

Cape Wessel
Avg: Rec:

0.4mm

Milingimbi
Avg: Rec:
 

6.8mm

Groote Eylandt Airport
Avg: Rec:
Northern Territory's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.0°C at
Bulman in 2016
Lowest 7.8°C at
Alice Springs in 1904
Highest 29.0°C at
Oenpelli in 1973
Lowest -4.2°C at
Arltunga in 2011
Highest 297.9mm at
Minjilang in 1977

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

May 2021
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
9.7 +1.5 79 28.4 +5.3 0.0 0
15.6 -0.3 34.5 +2.1 0.0 0
23.1 +0.9 33.1 +1.0 0.0 0
23.2 +0.5 31.0 +1.0 6.0 7
18.6 +2.2 51 31.5 +3.8 0.0 0
16.2 -1.3 33.4 +1.0 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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