Northern Territory Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday Late shower, hot in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, hot in Arnhem. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot over the interior and south.

  • Sunday Late shower, hot in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, hot in Arnhem. Sunny, hot over the interior. Mostly sunny, very warm-to-hot in the south.

  • Monday Late shower, hot in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, hot in Arnhem. Mostly sunny, hot over the interior. Sunny, hot in the south.

  • Tuesday Late shower, hot in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, very warm in Arnhem. Mostly sunny, hot over the interior and south.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, hot in the north. Late shower, hot over the interior and south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 11/12 Thu 12/12 Fri 13/12

37.5°C

Lajamanu
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

44.7°C

Lajamanu
Avg: Rec:

44.8°C

Lajamanu
Avg: Rec:

43.0°C

Ngukurr
Avg: Rec:
- -

45.5°C

Kintore
Avg: Rec:

24.3°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

21.8°C

Central Arnhem
Avg: Rec:

21.7°C

Central Arnhem
Avg: Rec:

18.0°C

Uluru
Avg: Rec:

11.3°C

Arltunga
Avg: Rec:

ESE 29km/h

Tennant Creek Ap
Windiest

79km/h

McArthur River

81km/h

Kintore

79km/h

Oenpelli Airport
-
no rain last hr Wettest

45.0mm

Pirlangimpi
Avg: Rec:

20.8mm

Bradshaw-Angallari
Avg: Rec:
- -

74.0mm

Oenpelli Airport
Avg: Rec:
- -

73.8mm

Oenpelli Airport
Avg: Rec:
- -
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
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible thunderstorm
27 35 20% < 1mm Nil WNW 10 67 WNW 22 56
Mostly sunny
26 41 30% < 1mm Nil NW 13 58 NE 11 23
Mostly sunny
25 35 30% < 1mm Nil NW 13 61 N 21 53
Mostly sunny
25 42 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
29 41 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 31 19 ESE 15 11
Mostly sunny
21 37 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 22 23 SE 15 13
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Weather News

Australia will be sweltering next week, but Tasmania will be spared (mostly)

11:43 EDT

, but the same wind system that could push mainland states into record territory will have an entirely different effect on Tasmania.

Very hot spell on the way for Adelaide

11:26 EDT

A very hot four-day spree of 40 degrees plus is looming for Adelaide, and much of the rest of inland South Australia.

Mass baby bat deaths threatening the future of forests as effects of drought and bushfires mount

10:27 EDT

Baby bats are being left for dead by their mothers in their thousands on the New South Wales coast in an 'abandonment event' as drought and bushfire remove crucial vegetation for the keystone species.