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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • 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.

  • Monday Possible storms across the western half of state. Showers about the north and west.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

29.9°C

Charles Point
Hottest

43.0°C

Lajamanu

45.0°C

Lajamanu

42.0°C

McArthur River

45.0°C

Lajamanu

21.8°C

Curtin Springs
Coldest

15.7°C

Arltunga

20.0°C

Uluru
 

10.0°C

Arltunga

SSE 25km/h

Kintore
Windiest

61km/h

Centre Island

85km/h

Uluru

61km/h

Lajamanu
-
no rain last hr Wettest

26.8mm

Humpty Doo

70.0mm

Mount Bundey South
 

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 %
Thunderstorms
26 34 60% 1-5mm Nil NNW 9 72 WNW 18 60
Late shower
25 36 40% 1-5mm Nil NNW 13 67 N 9 44
Mostly sunny
25 35 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 13 59 NE 18 51
Possible thunderstorm
25 39 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 36 30% < 1mm Nil NE 14 44 ESE 10 27
Possible thunderstorm
22 38 20% < 1mm Nil SE 17 38 SE 8 20
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Weather News

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

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.