Katherine has another 40 degree plus day to contend with after not quite reaching 41 degrees yesterday.
Forecasts suggest showers are possible for the town after today's repeat scorcher.
Temperatures are forecast to ease slightly to 36-38 degrees for the next seven days.
The Bureau of Meteorology is not yet giving much hope of any decent rain for Katherine in the next week with the typical build-up conditions providing hit and miss storms.
October rain is so far about half the average.
Most popular weather websites Katherine is not likely to receive much rain until next week at the earliest but in October for Katherine, it is all about the storms.
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