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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.

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

36.5°C

Jervois
Hottest

45.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Lajamanu

42.0°C

Jervois

45.0°C

Lajamanu

27.1°C

Mount Bundey South
Coldest

20.1°C

Uluru

20.0°C

Uluru

22.0°C

Uluru

10.0°C

Arltunga

ESE 27km/h

Jervois
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

24.0mm

Mount Bundey South

24.0mm

Mount Bundey South
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 Daily Summaries

Saturday December 16, 2017
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Station
(Ungroup by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
25 +0 - - 13
24 -1 - - 0.0
26 +1 - - 0.0
24 -1 - - 0.0
25 +5 - - 0.0
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

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Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

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