Northern Territory Weather

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Northern Territory Forecast

  • Saturday Showers/storms clearing, very warm over NW Top End. Shower/storms, warm Arnhem. Mostly sunny, hot over the interior. Showers increasing, hot in the south.

  • Sunday Showers/storms, very warm in the north. Late shower, hot over the interior. Mostly sunny, warm-to-very warm in the south.

  • Monday Showers/storms, very warm in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, very warm in Arnhem. Mostly cloudy, very warm over the interior. Clearing shower, mild-to-warm in the south.

  • Tuesday Thunderstorms clearing, very warm in the NW Top End. Mostly sunny, very warm in Arnhem. Windy, very warm over the interior. Mostly sunny, warm-to-very warm in the south.

NT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 02/12 Thu 03/12 Fri 04/12

30.9°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

40.4°C

Lajamanu
Avg: Rec:

42.8°C

Rabbit Flat
Avg: Rec:

44.1°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:

44.1°C

Jervois
Avg: Rec:

23.4°C

Central Arnhem
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

16.6°C

Alice Springs Ap
Avg: Rec:

20.5°C

Curtin Springs
Avg: Rec:
 

-20.7°C

Bulman
Avg: Rec:

NE 29km/h

Cape Wessel
Windiest

79km/h

Bradshaw

85km/h

Tindal

88km/h

Tindal
-
no rain last hr Wettest

25.0mm

Jabiru
Avg: Rec:

41.8mm

Cape Wessel
Avg: Rec:
 

60.2mm

Bradshaw-Angallari
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 Monthly Summaries

December 2020
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
24.7 -0.6 34.3 +1.7 76 10.2 4
25.2 +0.4 37.6 +2.0 30 17.6 8
25.1 +0.5 32.2 -0.8 53.6 29
25.9 +0.7 20 38.8 +2.6 20 0.0 0
47 28.6 +3.8 47 41.0 +3.8 48 0.0 0
21.4 +1.1 37.5 +2.1 7.6 19
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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