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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Sunday Thunderstorms in the western half of the state. Very hot in the south grading to hot in the north.

  • 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
Thu 14/12 Fri 15/12 Sat 16/12

41.8°C

Uluru
Hottest

43.0°C

Lajamanu

42.0°C

Jervois

44.0°C

Jervois

45.0°C

Lajamanu

29.6°C

Port Keats Ap
Coldest

20.3°C

Uluru

21.1°C

Curtin Springs

21.0°C

Batchelor Ap

10.0°C

Arltunga

N 24km/h

Nhulunbuy Ap
Windiest

61km/h

Lajamanu

53km/h

McArthur River

66km/h

Douglas River
-
no rain last hr Wettest

27.4mm

Port Keats Ap

33.6mm

Darwin Ap

56.0mm

Katherine

56.0mm

Katherine
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 Rainfall Bulletin

Sunday December 17, 2017
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Station
(Group by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
TINDAL RAAF 0.4 24
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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Severe and 'unusual' summer weather forces cancellation of music and Christmas events

14:11 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, but the Ashes Test looks likely to escape disruption.

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.

Heat headed for Adelaide

10:48 EDT

After a cool start to summer, Adelaide sweltered through back-to-back days in the high thirties last week and more is on the way.