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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers and storms north, far west and south. Very hot in the S and central parts, cooler north.

  • 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.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the north and east. Hot and dry in the west and south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 16/12 Sun 17/12 Mon 18/12

30.9°C

Jervois
Hottest

43.6°C

Jervois

43.0°C

Jervois

44.0°C

Jervois

45.0°C

Lajamanu

23.0°C

Uluru
Coldest

21.0°C

Batchelor Ap

20.7°C

Arltunga
 

10.0°C

Arltunga

NW 20km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

66km/h

Douglas River

66km/h

Point Stuart

62km/h

Uluru
-
no rain last hr Wettest

57.0mm

Edith Falls Ridge

40.0mm

Point Stuart
 

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 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
19 35 5% < 1mm Nil SE 26 28 SE 21 15
Possible thunderstorm
26 38 40% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 34 50% 1-5mm Nil SSE 10 73 NE 14 58
Possible thunderstorm
24 35 50% 5-10mm Nil W 8 81 ESE 11 55
Mostly sunny
26 35 5% < 1mm Nil NE 12 59 NE 18 53
Possible thunderstorm
25 35 30% < 1mm Nil SE 25 54 SSE 19 33
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Weather News

NT Christmas forecast: No monsoon for the Top End while Alice Springs swelters

19:03 EDT

Territorians are in for more hot and sticky conditions in the lead up to Christmas day with the weather bureau ruling out the chance of monsoonal rain to bring relief on the 25th.

Ashes third Test delayed as freak storm blows covers off WACA pitch

15:09 EDT

Australia's quest to regain the Ashes has been halted by bad weather on day five of the third test in Perth as a whips through the South West of WA.

Severe heat and thunderstorms for NSW and ACT

14:53 EDT

Heat is building alongside the threat of severe thunderstorms over much of NSW and the ACT today and over the coming days.