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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Thunderstorms in the north and east. Drier in the southwest. Hot troughout.

  • 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.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 10/12 Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12

31.6°C

Tindal
Hottest

42.5°C

McArthur River

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

22.2°C

Territory Grape Farm
Coldest

13.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

16.8°C

Arltunga
 

10.0°C

Arltunga

E 35km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

62km/h

Port Keats Ap

57km/h

Bradshaw

59km/h

Middle Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.0mm

Port Keats Ap

32.2mm

Jabiru 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 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 %
Possible thunderstorm
24 37 40% < 1mm Nil SSE 17 35 SE 12 22
Mostly sunny
25 40 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
26 34 50% 1-5mm Nil NW 10 69 WNW 16 58
Mostly sunny
25 37 30% < 1mm Nil NW 12 65 NW 10 36
Mostly sunny
27 35 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 12 59 NE 18 51
Mostly sunny
27 39 30% 1-5mm Nil N 15 45 WNW 10 23
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Weather News

Oppressive heat targets northern WA

16:29 EDT

Some northern parts of Western Australia will experience an extreme heatwave this week as temperatures climb into the mid forties for a number of days.

Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.

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.