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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

32.2°C

Kintore
Hottest

43.6°C

Jervois

43.0°C

Jervois

44.0°C

Jervois

45.0°C

Lajamanu

24.1°C

Murganella Airstrip
Coldest

21.0°C

Batchelor Ap

20.7°C

Arltunga
 

10.0°C

Arltunga

NNW 22km/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
(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
25 33 80% 5-10mm Nil ENE 11 74 NE 16 56
Possible shower
24 36 40% 1-5mm Nil N 8 76 ENE 12 49
Mostly sunny
25 35 40% 1-5mm Nil ENE 13 59 ENE 21 56
Possible thunderstorm
25 35 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
25 40 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 16 44 ESE 17 23
Sunny
20 40 5% < 1mm Nil E 19 16 SE 12 7
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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.