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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Showers and storms over the Top End. Very hot and dry elsewhere.

  • Tuesday Showers and storms over the Top End. Isolated storms in the southwest. Hot throughout.

  • 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.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 14/12 Sat 15/12 Sun 16/12

33.0°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

45.0°C

Wave Hill
Avg: Rec:

43.3°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

45.0°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

47.1°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

19.6°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

9.5°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:

12.4°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:
 

0.0°C

Curtin Springs
Avg: Rec:

WNW 33km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

62km/h

Centre Island

61km/h

Lajamanu

77km/h

Delamere
-
no rain last hr Wettest

53.4mm

Cape Wessel
Avg: Rec:

28.0mm

Wave Hill
Avg: Rec:
 

91.0mm

Centre Island
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
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Sunny
20 41 5% < 1mm Nil NE 20 18 E 12 11
Mostly sunny
27 39 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
28 35 30% < 1mm Nil W 17 71 - -
Mostly sunny
25 37 40% 1-5mm Nil NW 12 75 NNW 12 44
Mostly sunny
27 35 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 17 68 N 22 59
Sunny
27 42 5% < 1mm Nil NE 19 34 E 10 14
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Weather News

Man dies in floodwaters north of Townsville

21:35 EDT

A 18-year-old man has died after being swept away in flood-affected waters north of Townsville.

Citizen scientists called on to map extent of drought killing native trees

15:36 EDT

While rain has arrived in some drought-affected areas, it has been too late for many native trees.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen dumps more than half a metre of rain in north Queensland

15:00 EDT

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen has dumped "incredible" and "very intense" rain over parts of Queensland's north tropical coast, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

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