you are not logged in | login or join us

Weather News

Heat is coming to Adelaide

Rob Sharpe, Saturday October 13, 2012 - 10:10 EDT

Adelaide will reach 27 degrees only three days after snow fell in the hills.

On Wednesday and Thursday Adelaide had its coldest pair of October days in nine years, with the temperature failing to exceed 15.3 degrees. The Antarctic blast even provided snow to the Adelaide hills, an event that is rare in winter.

Today will come as welcome relief as mostly sunny skies will prevail and the temperature will reach 21 degrees.

Heat will arrive tomorrow and on Monday as temperatures will rise to the mid to high twenties with mostly clear skies.

The sudden arrival of heat will be due to a northeasterly flow ahead of a trough that will draw heat from central Australia into South Australia.

This heat will then move east and inland before another dose of central Australia's heat is directed into Adelaide on Friday and potentially the weekend. This heating will be stronger than this week, with temperatures likely to reach the 30's on at least one day.

- Weatherzone

© Weatherzone 2012

More breaking news

ABC News
Sydney Morning Herald
National Nine News
News Limited

Site search


Enter a postcode or town name for local weather, or text to search the site. » advanced search

Frost-affected farmers hold emergency meeting as cold snap damages crops

ABC image 21:01 EST South Australian farmers have held an emergency meeting in the state's Mid North to deal with the fallout from unseasonal frost, a problem most have never had to face before.

Help with Weatherzone