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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • 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.

  • 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.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

41.0°C

Kintore
Hottest

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.0°C

Lajamanu

45.0°C

Lajamanu

45.0°C

Lajamanu

29.8°C

Jervois
Coldest

16.8°C

Arltunga

15.7°C

Arltunga

20.0°C

Uluru

10.0°C

Arltunga

W 24km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
Windiest

57km/h

Bradshaw

61km/h

Centre Island

85km/h

Uluru
-
no rain last hr Wettest

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap

26.8mm

Humpty Doo

70.0mm

Mount Bundey South

70.0mm

Mount Bundey South
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
26 34 40% 1-5mm Nil NNW 8 70 NW 14 60
Mostly sunny
25 37 30% 1-5mm Nil NW 10 72 SE 10 41
Mostly sunny
25 35 5% < 1mm Nil N 12 58 NE 18 51
Mostly sunny
26 40 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
26 37 30% < 1mm Nil WSW 15 46 ENE 9 23
Possible thunderstorm
25 38 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 18 30 E 15 17
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Weather News

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With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

14:23 EDT

Much of NSW is sweltering through its first heatwave of summer today, with temperatures in Sydney's west hitting 40 degrees Celsius by lunchtime, but the city's east is likely to be spared thanks to a sea breeze.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.