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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Friday Intense rain & storms contracting to north & east. Drying out in south with cooler southerly winds.

  • Saturday Very hot in far north with storms, some intense. Dry elsewhere. Hot in north. Warm in south.

  • Sunday Very hot in north & west with storms, some severe. Heating up in the south but generally dry.

  • Monday Hot ahead of cooler change. Showers and intense storms, clearing from west.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01 Thu 19/01

33.3°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

44.9°C

Ceduna

43.9°C

Marree Ap

44.0°C

Moomba Ap

46.3°C

Moomba Ap

11.9°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

11.0°C

Mount Lofty

6.0°C

Naracoorte Ap

12.0°C

Mount Lofty

4.5°C

Karoonda

SSW 50km/h

Hindmarsh Is
Windiest

96km/h

Leigh Creek Ap

64km/h

Marree Ap

111km/h

Adelaide Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

6.9mm

Coober Pedy

20.0mm

Mount Eba

61.0mm

Leigh Creek Ap

61.2mm

Leigh Creek Ap
South Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.7°C at
Oodnadatta Ap in 1960
Lowest 9.7°C at
Mount Lofty in 1994
Highest 35.5°C at
Arkaroola in 1982
Lowest 0.0°C at
Streaky Bay in 2014
Highest 182.4mm at
Arkaroola in 1984

South Australia Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
20 26 10% < 1mm Nil SSW 22 73 SSW 29 48
Mostly sunny
19 25 10% < 1mm Nil S 29 79 S 33 65
Clearing shower
18 25 50% < 1mm Nil SW 17 89 SSW 21 49
Possible thunderstorm
24 32 70% 1-5mm Nil SSW 25 68 SSW 22 49
Mostly sunny
16 25 5% < 1mm Nil SW 25 76 SSW 28 40
Possible thunderstorm
26 34 40% < 1mm Nil W 19 78 SW 26 52
Clearing shower
14 21 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 28 91 SSW 30 65
Mostly sunny
21 29 20% < 1mm Nil WSW 29 77 SW 31 37
Clearing shower
21 25 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 30 87 SSW 33 66
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Weather News

South reeling as severe weather spreads east

10:45 EDT

Severe weather will spread over parts of eastern Australia today after a wild night in the nation's south.

Pineapple farmers apply 'sunblock' to fruit as Queensland heatwave reaches peak

09:58 EDT

Pineapple farmers on the Sunshine Coast are concerned their fruit will burn and become unsaleable as a heatwave in south east Queensland reaches its peak today.

SA weather: Thousands without power after wild storms cross state

09:45 EDT

About 33,000 properties are without power in South Australia, with Adelaide being the hardest hit, after a storm front crossed the state last night.