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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 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
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

40.5°C

Jervois
Hottest

43.0°C

Lajamanu

45.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Lajamanu

45.0°C

Lajamanu

29.4°C

Murganella Airstrip
Coldest

15.7°C

Arltunga

20.1°C

Uluru

20.0°C

Uluru

10.0°C

Arltunga

NE 25km/h

McArthur River
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

27.0mm

Port Keats Ap

33.6mm

Darwin Ap
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
25 34 70% 1-5mm Nil NW 9 72 WNW 16 59
Showers increasing
25 37 40% 1-5mm Nil NW 11 73 W 10 42
Mostly sunny
26 35 30% 1-5mm Nil NNW 11 58 NE 18 51
Mostly sunny
26 40 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
27 41 30% < 1mm Nil N 21 37 NE 13 18
Possible thunderstorm
27 42 40% < 1mm Nil N 26 19 - -
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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.