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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 Top End, mostly dry elsewhere. Widespread sun, very hot.

  • 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.

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

31.0°C

Kintore
Hottest

41.5°C

Victoria River Downs

42.5°C

McArthur River

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

17.8°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

14.1°C

Alice Springs Ap

13.5°C

Alice Springs Ap
 

10.0°C

Arltunga

WNW 24km/h

Point Stuart
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
 

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 Monthly Summaries

December 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
26.7 +1.4 34.2 +1.6 84.2 33
23.6 -1.2 36.2 +0.6 30 52.2 23
24.3 -0.3 37 35.3 +2.3 41 0.0 0
21 22.7 -2.5 37.3 +1.0 25.6 16
24.1 -0.7 37.2 +0.1 48 0.0 0
75 16.4 -3.9 32.1 -3.3 2.2 6
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

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.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.