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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

30.2°C

Jervois
Hottest

45.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Lajamanu

42.0°C

Kintore

45.0°C

Lajamanu

23.5°C

Uluru
Coldest

20.1°C

Uluru

20.0°C

Uluru
 

10.0°C

Arltunga

N 16km/h

Centre Island
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
 

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 %
Possible thunderstorm
26 34 40% 1-5mm Nil NNW 8 73 NW 15 59
Late shower
25 36 60% 1-5mm Nil WNW 11 75 ENE 10 48
Mostly sunny
26 35 40% 1-5mm Nil N 10 58 NE 17 51
Mostly sunny
26 39 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
27 39 20% < 1mm Nil N 20 41 ENE 15 21
Mostly sunny
24 41 5% < 1mm Nil NE 22 20 - -
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

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.