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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Friday Showers/storms, mainly interior. Dry in far south. Hot in north. Warm in central parts. Mild in south.

  • Saturday Hot with showers and storms in the north & central. Dry and warm in the south.

  • Sunday Hot with showers/storms in north, mainly Top End. Dry and hot in the south.

  • Monday Hot with showers/storms in north, mainly Top End. Dry and hot in the south.

  • Tuesday Hot and stormy in the north and central parts. Drier in the far south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12 Thu 08/12

35.3°C

McArthur River
Hottest

42.2°C

Brunette Downs

43.1°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Daly Waters

43.7°C

Jervois

20.5°C

Kulgera
Coldest

13.0°C

Kulgera

13.0°C

Kulgera

17.0°C

Curtin Springs

11.0°C

Kulgera

E 40km/h

Alice Springs Ap
Windiest

53km/h

Jervois

50km/h

Delamere

72km/h

Darwin Ntc
-
no rain last hr Wettest

88.8mm

Stokes Hill

29.6mm

Gunn

6.0mm

Rabbit Flat

10.2mm

Pirlangimpi
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 33 80% 1-5mm Nil NNW 10 73 NW 16 63
Thunderstorms
25 37 80% 10-20mm Nil NNW 11 69 NNW 10 42
Possible thunderstorm
26 32 70% 1-5mm Nil ENE 11 67 ENE 15 60
Possible thunderstorm
25 37 70% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
26 38 90% 5-10mm Nil NNW 12 52 SE 9 39
Mostly sunny
24 40 20% < 1mm Nil S 23 36 SSE 22 22
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Weather News

Perfect storm photos: storm chasers give up their tips for taking best pic

11:00 EDT

While most Queenslanders sheltered inside during the past week of severe storms, a breed of professional photographers known as storm chasers were outside, braving the danger to get the best possible shot.

Summer heat gone in a splash

09:48 EDT

Mount Isa's hottest start to summer on record came to a stormy end on Thursday afternoon.

Eastern storms and southern shivers

16:00 EDT

Thunderstorms are on the move through New South Wales and southern Queensland once again today, while southern states shiver.