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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Sunday Hot with showers/storms in north, mainly Top End. Dry and hot in the south.

  • Monday Hot with showers/storms in north, mainly Top End. Dry and hot in the south.

  • Tuesday Hot and stormy in the north and central parts. Drier in the far south.

  • Wednesday Hot and humid in the north, very hot south. Widspread thunderstorms.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 08/12 Fri 09/12 Sat 10/12

30.1°C

McCluer Is
Hottest

43.5°C

Lajamanu

41.6°C

Victoria River Downs

41.0°C

Ngukurr

43.7°C

Jervois

13.6°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

16.6°C

Uluru

14.1°C

Alice Springs Ap
 

11.0°C

Kulgera

ESE 25km/h

Kintore
Windiest

72km/h

Darwin Ntc

66km/h

Darwin Ntc

61km/h

Port Keats Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

11.8mm

Stokes Hill

31.0mm

Rosewood
 

88.8mm

Stokes Hill
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 %
Thunderstorms
25 33 80% 1-5mm Nil WNW 11 73 WNW 17 63
Thunderstorms
25 36 80% 5-10mm Nil WNW 12 72 SW 10 43
Possible thunderstorm
25 34 90% 1-5mm Nil WNW 10 66 NE 14 60
Thunderstorms
25 37 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 37 60% 1-5mm Nil NE 15 52 NE 9 30
Sunny
16 34 20% < 1mm Nil SE 21 36 SSE 13 23
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Weather News

Scorching Night for Central NT

13:00 EDT

Parts of Central NT have had their hottest morning in 7 years.

Heat coming to Sydney next week a sign of things to come

12:59 EDT

Sydney is getting set for a scorching January, with a warm-up early next week.

Climate change means workdays need to change during heatwaves, public health official warns

11:08 EDT

Workplace changes will be needed to deal with more severe heatwaves and other impacts of climate change, a public health official has warned.