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South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Friday Possible storms far north, mostly dry elsewhere. Very hot in the NE grading to mild along the coast.

  • Saturday Dry throughout. Cloud increasing in the west. Very hot in the north and west, hot in the east.

  • Sunday Very hot in the north grading to hot in the south. Moderate breeze carrying heat to the south.

  • Monday Very hot in the north grading to hot in the south. cloud, wind and showers building from the west.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

36.6°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

42.2°C

Moomba Ap

45.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

42.0°C

Moomba Ap

45.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

15.9°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

13.4°C

Mt Gambier

13.0°C

Mount Lofty

5.8°C

Padthaway

3.7°C

Nuriootpa

SW 20km/h

Ceduna
Windiest

68km/h

Port Lincoln Ap

83km/h

Ernabella

57km/h

Marree Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.2mm

Nullarbor

3.6mm

Woomera Ap

1.0mm

Hawker

1.0mm

Hawker
South Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.1°C at
Moomba in 1972
Lowest 8.3°C at
Mount Lofty in 2002
Highest 34.5°C at
Coober Pedy in 1980
Lowest -0.6°C at
Penfield Weapons Research in 1958
Highest 125.0mm at
Port Pirie in 1979

South Australia Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
11:20 CDT
NNW 11 15 23.2 10.1 23.2 43 8 0.0 1013.7
11:20 CDT
NW 15 26 20.4 9.3 20.4 49 7 0.0 1012.9
11:20 CDT
SSW 9 9 23.4 6.7 23.4 34 10 0.0 1013.1
11:20 CDT
NW 9 9 22.2 10.0 22.2 46 7 0.0 1013.7
11:20 CDT
SW 20 26 20.7 9.9 20.7 50 7 0.0 1014.7
11:20 CDT
SSE 20 22 21.6 12.5 21.6 56 6 0.0 1013.2
11:20 CDT
SSE 19 24 26.5 8.5 26.2 32 16 0.0 1013.9
11:20 CDT
W 9 13 30.8 12.7 29.8 33 14 0.0 1011.4
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.