Fairfax Media Network

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.

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

34.4°C

Lajamanu
Hottest

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.0°C

Lajamanu

45.0°C

Rabbit Flat

45.0°C

Rabbit Flat

22.6°C

Douglas River
Coldest

16.8°C

Arltunga

15.7°C

Arltunga
 

10.0°C

Arltunga

SSW 40km/h

Uluru
Windiest

57km/h

Bradshaw

61km/h

Centre Island

85km/h

Uluru
-
no rain last hr Wettest

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap

24.0mm

Middle Point
 

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 %
Mostly sunny
24 41 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 19 22 NE 17 13
Mostly sunny
26 40 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 34 70% 1-5mm Nil NNW 9 71 WNW 15 58
Late shower
25 37 40% 1-5mm Nil NW 10 66 SE 9 38
Mostly sunny
26 35 10% < 1mm Nil NNW 12 58 NE 19 49
Possible thunderstorm
26 39 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 13 38 NE 11 22
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

What is a heatwave?

15:40 EDT

A large portion of Australia is being affected by heatwave conditions this week.

Beerwah macadamia and pineapple farmers in shock over storm damage

14:26 EDT

Beerwah pineapple and macadamias farmers fear it could take years to recover from a wild storm that slammed into their properties, battering crops and buildings with cyclonic winds and damaging hail.

NSW heatwave

13:16 EDT

A week-long heatwave is gripping NSW and some parts of the state could see December records challenged.