Kangaroo Island Weather
Kangaroo Island Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of patchy rain this morning. Very high (90%) chance of showers developing late this afternoon and becoming rain this evening. A thunderstorm likely late this afternoon and evening. Rain and thunderstorms heavy at times this evening. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h turning S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h turning SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
Kangaroo Island Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||23||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 29||65||SSW 30||49|
||17||22||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 30||69||SSW 29||61|
||16||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 26||66||SSW 29||43|
Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.
As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.
Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.