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Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Wednesday Thunderstorms in the north and east. Drier in the southwest. Hot troughout.

  • 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
Sun 10/12 Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12

42.5°C

Lajamanu
Hottest

42.5°C

McArthur River

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

25.4°C

Pirlangimpi
Coldest

13.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

16.8°C

Arltunga

15.7°C

Arltunga

10.0°C

Arltunga

N 22km/h

Jervois
Windiest

62km/h

Port Keats Ap

57km/h

Bradshaw

61km/h

Centre Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.0mm

Port Keats Ap

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap

24.0mm

Middle Point

24.0mm

Middle Point
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
20 41 10% < 1mm Nil ENE 8 13 N 9 9
Possible thunderstorm
25 38 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
27 34 40% 1-5mm Nil NNW 12 70 NW 19 60
Showers increasing
25 37 40% < 1mm Nil NNW 14 68 NNE 10 39
Mostly sunny
27 35 20% < 1mm Nil NE 15 61 ENE 18 56
Mostly sunny
25 40 10% < 1mm Nil N 26 38 NE 14 18
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Weather News

NSW heatwave

13:16 EDT

A week-long heatwave is gripping NSW and some parts of the state could see December records challenged.

Wujal Wujal's new wifi brings vital communication link during wild weather

06:43 EDT

In cyclone-prone far north Queensland, a new community-wide wifi network has been installed in the state's smallest shire in a bid to solve problems during severe storms that often leave the town of Wujal Wujal completely isolated.

New fire danger rating system set to be trialled this summer to cope with new extremes

06:17 EDT

The trusty roadside fire danger signs marking the entrance to every country town are up for a revamp.