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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Intense rain and storms in north spreading south. Very hot in north. Hot in west & south. Cool in SE.

  • 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
Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01

42.7°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

42.7°C

Moomba Ap

44.9°C

Ceduna

43.9°C

Marree Ap

46.3°C

Moomba Ap

19.0°C

Robe
Coldest

12.8°C

Snowtown

11.0°C

Mount Lofty

6.0°C

Naracoorte Ap

4.5°C

Karoonda

N 38km/h

Oodnadatta Ap
Windiest

50km/h

Nullarbor

96km/h

Leigh Creek Ap

64km/h

Marree Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.0mm

Woomera Ap

6.9mm

Coober Pedy

20.0mm

Mount Eba

7.0mm

Andamooka
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 %
Late thunder
19 37 90% 10-20mm Nil E 17 36 ENE 19 27
Possible thunderstorm
21 37 90% 5-10mm Nil ESE 18 61 W 18 54
Late thunder
18 36 90% 10-20mm Nil ENE 13 40 N 12 32
Possible thunderstorm
29 42 80% 5-10mm Nil N 26 49 N 26 32
Possible thunderstorm
13 31 90% 10-20mm Nil E 17 42 E 16 26
Possible thunderstorm
27 39 60% 10-20mm Nil ENE 20 42 N 23 35
Possible thunderstorm
10 25 90% 5-10mm Nil ESE 22 71 ESE 17 45
Possible thunderstorm
18 37 90% 10-20mm Nil E 17 35 ENE 16 18
Late thunder
21 36 90% 10-20mm Nil SE 10 51 NE 17 39
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Weather News

Wet night ahead of Friday flood threat

15:00 EDT

Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

14:03 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.

Climate Council warns Queensland will be hard hit by violent storms as the earth warms up

13:51 EDT

The Climate Council has warned that warmer global temperatures could have a severe impact on Queensland with more storm surges and intense cyclone activity likely.