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Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Tuesday Thunderstorms in the Top End, dry elsewhere. Widespread sun, very hot.

  • 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
Sat 09/12 Sun 10/12 Mon 11/12

42.6°C

Lajamanu
Hottest

41.5°C

Victoria River Downs

42.5°C

McArthur River

43.0°C

Victoria River Downs

43.3°C

Lajamanu

25.1°C

Oenpelli Airport
Coldest

14.1°C

Alice Springs Ap

13.5°C

Alice Springs Ap

16.8°C

Arltunga

10.0°C

Arltunga

S 25km/h

Kintore
Windiest

64km/h

McCluer Is

62km/h

Port Keats Ap

57km/h

Bradshaw
-
no rain last hr Wettest

39.2mm

McCluer Is

9.0mm

Port Keats Ap

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap

32.2mm

Jabiru Ap
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 Rainfall Bulletin

Tuesday December 12, 2017
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Station
(Group by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
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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Weather News

Oppressive heat targets northern WA

16:29 EDT

Some northern parts of Western Australia will experience an extreme heatwave this week as temperatures climb into the mid forties for a number of days.

Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.