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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers and storms north, far west and south. Very hot in the S and central parts, cooler north.

  • Wednesday Rain over central & southern areas storms in north. Much cooler over central parts under cloud.

  • Thursday Showers and storms in the north. Mostly sunny in the south. Hot throughout.

  • Friday Showers and storms in the north and east. Hot and dry in the west and south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 16/12 Sun 17/12 Mon 18/12

36.3°C

Jervois
Hottest

43.6°C

Jervois

43.0°C

Jervois

44.0°C

Jervois

45.0°C

Lajamanu

24.8°C

Rabbit Flat
Coldest

21.0°C

Batchelor Ap

20.7°C

Arltunga
 

10.0°C

Arltunga

WNW 27km/h

Centre Island
Windiest

66km/h

Douglas River

66km/h

Point Stuart

62km/h

Uluru
-
no rain last hr Wettest

57.0mm

Edith Falls Ridge

40.0mm

Point Stuart
 

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
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
24 34 10% < 1mm Nil S 31 35 SSE 28 25
Mostly sunny
26 39 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
26 34 40% 1-5mm Nil NNE 8 69 N 13 55
Clearing shower
24 36 60% 10-20mm Nil NNW 10 72 NNE 9 47
Mostly sunny
26 35 20% < 1mm Nil NNE 14 59 NE 20 54
Possible thunderstorm
27 37 60% 1-5mm Nil W 13 45 SSW 17 47
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Weather News

Canberra weather: Sizzling 39C day forecast, but relief expected by Christmas

08:05 EDT

Canberrans are urged to keep cool and stay hydrated as they brace for a scorching top temperature of 39 degrees today.

NT Christmas forecast: No monsoon for the Top End while Alice Springs swelters

19:03 EDT

Territorians are in for more hot and sticky conditions in the lead up to Christmas day with the weather bureau ruling out the chance of monsoonal rain to bring relief on the 25th.

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17:33 EDT

Activating your smartphone's camera in an emergency is fast becoming as instinctive as dialling triple-0.