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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • 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.

  • Wednesday Hot and humid in the north, very hot south. Widspread thunderstorms.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 08/12 Fri 09/12 Sat 10/12

30.2°C

McCluer Is
Hottest

43.5°C

Lajamanu

41.6°C

Victoria River Downs

41.0°C

Ngukurr

43.7°C

Jervois

14.1°C

Alice Springs Ap
Coldest

16.6°C

Uluru

14.1°C

Alice Springs Ap
 

11.0°C

Kulgera

ESE 33km/h

Kintore
Windiest

72km/h

Darwin Ntc

66km/h

Darwin Ntc

61km/h

Port Keats Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

11.8mm

Stokes Hill

31.0mm

Rosewood
 

88.8mm

Stokes Hill
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 %
Possible thunderstorm
22 38 40% 1-5mm Nil ENE 18 29 E 13 20
Thunderstorms
26 37 70% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
25 32 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 10 75 NW 18 64
Showers increasing
25 36 60% 1-5mm Nil NW 8 73 SSE 11 44
Possible thunderstorm
24 34 70% 5-10mm Nil NNW 13 66 NNE 16 62
Possible thunderstorm
26 36 60% < 1mm Nil N 14 49 E 10 29
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Weather News

Scorching Night for Central NT

13:00 EDT

Parts of Central NT have had their hottest morning in 7 years.

Heat coming to Sydney next week a sign of things to come

12:59 EDT

Sydney is getting set for a scorching January, with a warm-up early next week.

Climate change means workdays need to change during heatwaves, public health official warns

11:08 EDT

Workplace changes will be needed to deal with more severe heatwaves and other impacts of climate change, a public health official has warned.