Fairfax Media Network

Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Monday Showers and storms over the Top End. Very hot and dry elsewhere.

  • Tuesday Showers and storms over the Top End. Isolated storms in the southwest. Hot throughout.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms over the Top End. Gusty drier cooler change in far south later.

  • Thursday Showers and storms across the far north. Very hot and dry elsewhere.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 14/12 Sat 15/12 Sun 16/12

34.6°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

45.0°C

Wave Hill
Avg: Rec:

43.3°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

45.0°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

47.1°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

20.9°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

9.5°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:

12.4°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:
 

0.0°C

Curtin Springs
Avg: Rec:

NW 33km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

62km/h

Centre Island

61km/h

Lajamanu

77km/h

Delamere
-
no rain last hr Wettest

53.4mm

Cape Wessel
Avg: Rec:

28.0mm

Wave Hill
Avg: Rec:
 

91.0mm

Centre Island
Avg: Rec:
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
27 33 90% 10-20mm Nil N 10 79 NW 19 65
Possible thunderstorm
24 33 70% 5-10mm Nil W 8 77 SSE 10 58
Mostly sunny
26 34 90% 10-20mm Nil NW 19 73 NNW 17 65
Mostly sunny
27 39 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
27 41 10% < 1mm Nil SE 39 16 SE 30 11
Sunny
16 34 5% < 1mm Nil SE 27 23 SE 29 11
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Man dies in floodwaters north of Townsville

21:35 EDT

A 18-year-old man has died after being swept away in flood-affected waters north of Townsville.

Citizen scientists called on to map extent of drought killing native trees

15:36 EDT

While rain has arrived in some drought-affected areas, it has been too late for many native trees.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen dumps more than half a metre of rain in north Queensland

15:00 EDT

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen has dumped "incredible" and "very intense" rain over parts of Queensland's north tropical coast, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.

Help us build a better Weatherzone experience by testing new concepts and providing your feedback.
Sign up to be notified when new test activities become available.