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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

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

  • Wednesday Hot. Cloudy in the south. Light winds. Thunderstorms in the north and south.

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

  • Friday Partly cloudy and hot to very hot. Thunderstorms in the north and centre.

  • Saturday Hot throughout. Storms in the north and west. Dry in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 03/12 Sun 04/12 Mon 05/12

40.4°C

Lajamanu
Hottest

42.2°C

Jervois

42.2°C

Brunette Downs

42.0°C

Brunette Downs

43.7°C

Jervois

21.1°C

Uluru
Coldest

20.6°C

Alice Springs Ap

18.0°C

Kulgera

11.0°C

Kulgera

11.0°C

Kulgera

SE 24km/h

Kintore
Windiest

72km/h

Lajamanu

66km/h

Uluru

68km/h

Uluru
-
no rain last hr Wettest

34.4mm

Upper Wickham River

53.0mm

Curtin Springs

34.6mm

Port Keats Ap

35.0mm

Port Keats Ap
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 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 5 69 NNW 14 60
Mostly sunny
25 40 5% < 1mm Nil NNW 11 60 E 17 21
Mostly sunny
25 34 10% < 1mm Nil E 14 58 E 18 55
Sunny
25 39 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
27 40 5% < 1mm Nil N 12 29 ENE 9 17
Possible thunderstorm
20 32 90% 5-10mm Nil ESE 21 61 E 15 35
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Weather News

Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La NiƱa weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.

Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.