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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Thunderstorms in the north and east. Drier in the southwest. Hot troughout.

  • 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
Sun 10/12 Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12

42.4°C

Rabbit Flat
Hottest

42.5°C

McArthur River

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

24.8°C

Pirlangimpi
Coldest

13.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

16.8°C

Arltunga

15.7°C

Arltunga

10.0°C

Arltunga

NNW 27km/h

Alice Springs Ap
Windiest

62km/h

Port Keats Ap

57km/h

Bradshaw

61km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.0mm

Port Keats Ap

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap

24.0mm

Middle Point

24.0mm

Middle Point
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 34 70% 5-10mm Nil NW 10 71 WNW 21 57
Showers
25 37 60% 1-5mm Nil NW 12 68 NNW 10 40
Possible thunderstorm
26 35 30% < 1mm Nil NNW 14 58 NNE 21 53
Possible thunderstorm
27 39 40% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
26 37 30% < 1mm Nil NNW 22 39 NNE 12 21
Mostly sunny
24 37 70% 1-5mm Nil NW 16 26 W 12 20
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Weather News

NSW heatwave

13:16 EDT

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

Wujal Wujal's new wifi brings vital communication link during wild weather

06:43 EDT

In cyclone-prone far north Queensland, a new community-wide wifi network has been installed in the state's smallest shire in a bid to solve problems during severe storms that often leave the town of Wujal Wujal completely isolated.

New fire danger rating system set to be trialled this summer to cope with new extremes

06:17 EDT

The trusty roadside fire danger signs marking the entrance to every country town are up for a revamp.