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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Sunday Hot-very hot throughout. Thundery showers over west and south.

  • Monday Storms likely throughout. Hot to very hot.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy and hot to very hot. Thunderstorms in the north and south.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy and hot to very hot. Thunderstorms in the north and south.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy and hot to very hot. Thunderstorms in the North and Centre.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 01/12 Fri 02/12 Sat 03/12

40.4°C

McArthur River
Hottest

42.4°C

Daly Waters

43.7°C

Jervois

42.2°C

Jervois

43.7°C

Jervois

29.2°C

Territory Grape Farm
Coldest

19.5°C

Central Arnhem

20.5°C

Kulgera

20.6°C

Alice Springs Ap

17.4°C

Arltunga

N 37km/h

Alice Springs Ap
Windiest

66km/h

Tindal

62km/h

Territory Grape Farm

72km/h

Lajamanu
-

0.6mm last hr

Rabbit Flat
Wettest

63.0mm

Murganella Airstrip

50.8mm

Fish River

34.4mm

Upper Wickham River

29.0mm

Pirlangimpi
Northern Territory's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 47.5°C at
Alice Springs in 1891
Lowest 16.0°C at
Arltunga in 2009
Highest 33.9°C at
Alice Springs in 1878
Lowest 0.0°C at
Tindal in 1990
Highest 365.0mm at
Gunn Point Prison Farm in 1987

Northern Territory Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible thunderstorm
26 34 50% < 1mm Nil ESE 9 72 NE 17 52
Mostly sunny
26 39 10% < 1mm Nil WSW 8 57 E 16 20
Sunny
25 35 70% < 1mm Nil E 19 57 - -
Mostly sunny
25 40 70% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
28 39 40% < 1mm Nil W 14 41 N 7 23
Thunderstorms
24 36 90% 5-10mm Nil NW 19 41 NNW 24 27
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Weather News

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13:53 EDT

Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.

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05:25 EDT

A teenager has been struck by lightning during dangerous thunderstorms in Queensland's south-east that caused structural damage and left thousands without power.