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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Thunderstorms in the Top End, dry elsewhere. Widespread sun, very hot.

  • Wednesday Thunderstorms in the north and east. Drier in the southwest. Hot troughout.

  • Thursday Evening showers and storms in the north & south. Widespread sun, very hot.

  • Friday Evening showers and storms in the north & south. Very hot in the north and east, hot elsewhere.

  • Saturday Thunderstorms extending from the NE to SE. Hot throughout. Light winds.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 09/12 Sun 10/12 Mon 11/12

39.3°C

Lajamanu
Hottest

41.5°C

Victoria River Downs

42.5°C

McArthur River

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

30.8°C

Tindal
Coldest

14.1°C

Alice Springs Ap

13.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

16.8°C

Arltunga

10.0°C

Arltunga

E 29km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
Windiest

64km/h

McCluer Is

62km/h

Port Keats Ap

57km/h

Bradshaw
-
no rain last hr Wettest

39.2mm

McCluer Is

9.0mm

Port Keats Ap

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap

32.2mm

Jabiru 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
27 35 50% 1-5mm Nil W 12 69 WNW 19 57
Mostly sunny
25 38 10% < 1mm Nil NW 14 67 SW 8 32
Mostly sunny
26 35 10% < 1mm Nil NE 8 61 ENE 17 53
Possible thunderstorm
25 39 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
24 41 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 23 15 E 12 10
Sunny
17 39 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 16 17 SE 9 7
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Weather News

Warming up in Sydney

10:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.