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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.

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

37.4°C

Rabbit Flat
Hottest

42.5°C

McArthur River

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.0°C

Lajamanu

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

28.6°C

Kangaroo Flats
Coldest

13.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

16.8°C

Arltunga

20.0°C

Alice Springs Ap

10.0°C

Arltunga

S 37km/h

Uluru
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 Monthly Summaries

December 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
75 16.7 -3.6 32.9 -2.5 2.2 6
21 23.1 -2.1 37.4 +1.1 25.6 16
26.8 +1.5 34.3 +1.7 84.2 33
24.4 -0.2 37 35.3 +2.3 41 0.0 0
24.2 -0.6 37.5 +0.4 48 0.0 0
23.9 -0.9 36.3 +0.7 30 52.2 23
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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