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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Possible storms in the Top End, dry elsewhere. Very hot, light winds.

  • 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
Fri 08/12 Sat 09/12 Sun 10/12

42.1°C

Victoria River Downs
Hottest

41.3°C

Daly Waters

41.5°C

Victoria River Downs

42.5°C

McArthur River

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

26.5°C

Groote Eylandt Ap
Coldest

15.2°C

Curtin Springs

14.1°C

Alice Springs Ap

13.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

10.0°C

Arltunga

NE 31km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

64km/h

McCluer Is

64km/h

McCluer Is

62km/h

Port Keats Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

26.4mm

McCluer Is

39.2mm

McCluer Is

9.0mm

Port Keats Ap

17.4mm

Groote Eylandt Ap
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 35 50% 1-5mm Nil NNW 11 68 WNW 19 57
Mostly sunny
25 38 20% 1-5mm Nil NNW 11 62 NE 11 32
Mostly sunny
27 33 10% < 1mm Nil NE 8 58 ENE 19 52
Mostly sunny
25 40 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
27 40 20% 1-5mm Nil NNE 24 35 NNE 10 18
Possible thunderstorm
25 41 60% 1-5mm Nil N 12 25 WNW 8 14
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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.