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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday Hot with showers and storms in the north & central. Dry and warm in the south.

  • 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
Wed 07/12 Thu 08/12 Fri 09/12

39.8°C

Tindal
Hottest

43.1°C

Lajamanu

43.5°C

Lajamanu

41.6°C

Victoria River Downs

43.7°C

Jervois

28.5°C

Tennant Creek Ap
Coldest

13.0°C

Kulgera

16.6°C

Uluru

14.1°C

Alice Springs Ap

11.0°C

Kulgera

SSE 29km/h

Lajamanu
Windiest

50km/h

Delamere

72km/h

Darwin Ntc

66km/h

Darwin Ntc
-
no rain last hr Wettest

29.6mm

Gunn

11.8mm

Stokes Hill

31.0mm

Rosewood

13.0mm

Cape Fourcroy
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 33 90% 10-20mm Nil NE 8 76 NNW 14 64
Possible thunderstorm
25 36 70% 1-5mm Nil NNW 9 69 ENE 11 43
Possible thunderstorm
25 34 50% 1-5mm Nil ESE 13 60 E 16 56
Possible thunderstorm
25 35 50% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 37 50% < 1mm Nil NNE 17 47 NE 7 24
Mostly sunny
21 39 20% < 1mm Nil N 27 32 NW 17 14
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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.