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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Hot and dry notherwesterly winds over central/east. Possible showers in the far southwest later.

  • Wednesday Hot and dry in the north. Cool change in the south during the day.

  • Thursday Very hot and dry in the north. Strengthening southerly winds throughout.

  • Friday Very hot and dry in the north. Windy and waralong the coast and adjacent interior.

  • Saturday Isolated light coastal showers. Hot in the north, grading to warm in the south.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02

36.7°C

Nullarbor
Hottest

31.5°C

Moomba Ap

28.2°C

Moomba Ap

32.2°C

Elliston

48.2°C

Tarcoola Ap

21.5°C

Cape Willoughby
Coldest

5.8°C

Keith

3.7°C

Yongala

2.2°C

Coonawarra

2.2°C

Coonawarra

NNW 31km/h

Nullarbor
Windiest

77km/h

Neptune Island

62km/h

Lameroo

50km/h

Lameroo
-
no rain last hr Wettest

8.6mm

Parawa

5.4mm

Parawa

0.2mm

Sevenhill

0.2mm

Edithburgh
South Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.2°C at
Renmark Ap in 2009
Lowest 10.0°C at
Mount Lofty in 1993
Highest 35.0°C at
Moomba Ap in 2004
Lowest 0.8°C at
Kybybolite Research Centre in 1980
Highest 472.4mm at
Noarlunga in 2011

South Australia Monthly Summaries

February 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
17.2 -0.1 28.5 -0.9 33.4 211
11.1 -0.6 24.5 -0.7 30.4 121
15.7 -0.5 31.5 -1.1 10.6 43
14.4 -0.6 28.1 -1.6 36.2 122
17.5 +2.4 28.1 -0.1 28.4 200
18.3 +0.5 28.6 -1.0 21.4 100
22.1 +0.5 36.8 +1.5 0.0 0
21.4 +0.9 36.5 +1.9 0.0 0
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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