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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Thursday Evening showers and storms in the north & south. Widespread sun, very hot.

  • Friday Evening showers and storms in the north & south. Very hot in the north and east, hot elsewhere.

  • Saturday Thunderstorms extending from the NE to SE. Hot throughout. Light winds.

  • Sunday Thunderstorms in the western half of the state. Very hot in the south grading to hot in the north.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

35.9°C

Rabbit Flat
Hottest

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.0°C

Lajamanu

45.0°C

Lajamanu

45.0°C

Lajamanu

20.9°C

Arltunga
Coldest

16.8°C

Arltunga

15.7°C

Arltunga

20.0°C

Uluru

10.0°C

Arltunga

ESE 27km/h

Rabbit Flat
Windiest

57km/h

Bradshaw

61km/h

Centre Island

85km/h

Uluru
-
no rain last hr Wettest

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap

24.0mm

Middle Point

70.0mm

Mount Bundey South

70.0mm

Mount Bundey South
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 41 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 19 20 NE 17 13
Mostly sunny
26 40 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
25 34 60% 1-5mm Nil WNW 8 72 NW 15 59
Mostly sunny
25 37 30% 1-5mm Nil WNW 11 68 SE 9 38
Mostly sunny
26 35 10% < 1mm Nil NNW 11 58 NE 19 50
Possible thunderstorm
26 39 10% < 1mm Nil NNW 17 41 ENE 12 22
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Weather News

Sydney weather: Temperatures forecast to push past 40C in western parts of the city

11:05 EDT

Much of NSW will swelter through its first heatwave of summer today, with temperatures in Sydney's west expected to soar above 40 degrees, but the city's east should be spared thanks to a sea breeze.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.

What is a heatwave?

15:40 EDT

A large portion of Australia is being affected by heatwave conditions this week.