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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday Thunderstorms in the north and west. 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.

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

  • Wednesday Rain over central & southern areas storms in north. Much cooler over central parts under cloud.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12 Fri 15/12

36.1°C

Uluru
Hottest

45.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Lajamanu

42.0°C

Jervois

45.0°C

Lajamanu

23.8°C

Pirlangimpi
Coldest

20.1°C

Uluru

20.3°C

Uluru

21.1°C

Curtin Springs

10.0°C

Arltunga

N 22km/h

McCluer Is
Windiest

85km/h

Uluru

61km/h

Lajamanu

53km/h

McArthur River
-
no rain last hr Wettest

70.0mm

Mount Bundey South

27.0mm

Port Keats Ap

33.6mm

Darwin Ap

34.0mm

Darwin 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
(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
22 33 20% < 1mm Nil SSE 25 41 SE 26 28
Mostly sunny
26 40 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
26 34 40% 1-5mm Nil NNE 10 72 NNW 15 58
Late thunder
24 37 50% 1-5mm Nil NW 9 72 WSW 9 43
Mostly sunny
26 33 20% < 1mm Nil NNE 11 58 NE 19 52
Possible thunderstorm
27 35 40% < 1mm Nil NW 16 49 S 17 35
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Weather News

A stormy outlook for Darwin

13:23 EDT

Darwin is on track to reach their December average rainfall, which is already sitting at the halfway mark.

Unsettled spell for Perth

12:23 EDT

The England cricket team may feel more at home, as conditions turn wet and very windy for the end of the third test.

'Simple' calculations predicted floodwaters in 2011, residents near Wivenhoe Dam say

09:20 EDT

Two days before floodwaters threatened the Ipswich region, west of Brisbane, in January 2011, Darren and Brad Zanow knew they had to move their belongings to higher ground.