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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Possible storms across the western half of state. Showers about the north and west.

  • Tuesday Showers and storms N, far W and south. Very hot in the S and central parts, cooler N.

  • Wednesday Rain over central & southern areas storms in north. Much cooler over central parts under cloud.

  • Thursday Showers and storms in the north. Mostly sunny in the south. Hot throughout.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 15/12 Sat 16/12 Sun 17/12

32.0°C

Uluru
Hottest

42.0°C

Jervois

44.0°C

Jervois

43.0°C

Curtin Springs

45.0°C

Lajamanu

22.2°C

Mount Bundey South
Coldest

21.1°C

Curtin Springs

21.0°C

Batchelor Ap
 

10.0°C

Arltunga

N 24km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
Windiest

53km/h

McArthur River

66km/h

Douglas River

66km/h

Point Stuart
-
no rain last hr Wettest

33.6mm

Darwin Ap

56.0mm

Katherine
 

100.8mm

Oenpelli Airport
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 Daily Summaries

Monday December 18, 2017
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Station
(Group by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Weather News

Severe and 'unusual' summer weather forces cancellation of music and Christmas events

22:38 EDT

Major Perth events, including Carols by Candlelight and A Day on the Green, have been cancelled as a severe and unseasonal storm approaches the city.

A week of two halves for Tasmania

16:29 EDT

It will be one of those weeks where Tasmanians will need sunnies and a hat, followed by a jumper and umbrella.

Extreme heatwave heads to outback towns in Queensland, NSW

11:37 EDT

There will be extreme heatwave conditions in south-west Queensland and north-west New South Wales over the next three days, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says, with several outback towns expecting sweltering daytime temperatures of at least 43 degrees Celsius.