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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers and storms over the Top End. Gusty drier cooler change in far south later.

  • Thursday Showers and storms across the far north. Very hot and dry elsewhere.

  • Friday Thundery showers across north and central parts. Very hot throughout.

  • Saturday Storms over the Top End, some intense. Dry over central/southern parts.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 16/12 Mon 17/12 Tue 18/12

42.2°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

45.1°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

44.4°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

45.5°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

47.1°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

29.2°C

Central Arnhem
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

17.6°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:

19.3°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:

19.0°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:

0.0°C

Curtin Springs
Avg: Rec:

SSE 27km/h

Kintore
Windiest

77km/h

Delamere

68km/h

Uluru

88km/h

Bradshaw
-
no rain last hr Wettest

53.0mm

Cave Creek Station
Avg: Rec:
- -

14.8mm

Shoeing Tool Bore
Avg: Rec:
- -

43.0mm

Katherine
Avg: Rec:
- -

43.0mm

Katherine
Avg: Rec:
- -
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 %
Mostly sunny
28 34 20% < 1mm Nil W 18 71 W 26 59
Possible thunderstorm
25 36 30% < 1mm Nil NW 15 74 W 15 48
Mostly sunny
27 35 20% < 1mm Nil WNW 10 69 NNE 18 58
Mostly sunny
28 40 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
30 43 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 28 43 NNE 13 17
Sunny
26 42 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 23 24 S 18 13
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Weather News

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10:34 EDT

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says government intervention is needed to bring down high insurance prices in Northern Australia, recommending the abolition of stamp duty on home, contents and strata insurance products.

Extreme heat wipes out almost one third of Australia's spectacled flying fox population

10:27 EDT

An extreme heatwave in far north Queensland last month is estimated to have killed more than 23,000 spectacled flying foxes, equating to almost one third of the species in Australia.