Northern Territory Weather

forecast summary state forecast


Wednesday Showers and storms over the Top End. Gusty drier cooler change in far south later.


Thursday Showers and storms across the far north. Very hot and dry elsewhere.


Friday Thundery showers across north and central parts. Very hot throughout.


Saturday Storms over the Top End, some intense. Dry over central/southern parts.

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current extremes current extremes

Hottest
35.9°C
Coldest
24.8°C
Windiest
SE 42km/h
Wettest
no rain last hr

historic extremes historic December extremes

Hottest Day
47.5°C
Coldest Day
16.0°C
Hottest Night
33.9°C
Coldest Night
0.0°C
Wettest 24hr
365.0mm

Northern Territory Monthly Summaries

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December 2018
station
(ungroup by district)
mean min anomaly mean max anomaly total rain percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
75 27.9 +2.6 75 34.4 +1.8 76 5.4 2
28 25.9 +1.1 38.0 +2.4 30 32.0 14
37 26.4 +1.8 37 35.4 +2.4 28.2 15
21 26.3 +1.1 20 39.9 +3.6 53.4 34
47 27.6 +2.9 47 41.0 +3.9 48 0.2 0
19.9 -0.4 37.7 +2.3 2.4 6
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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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Red hot in the Red Centre

15:26 AEDT Alice Springs Airport may challenge its December heat record during the next couple of days as temperatures soar in central Australia.

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