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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • 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.

  • Sunday Dry and sunny throughout, with light winds. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02 Wed 22/02

23.2°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

32.2°C

Elliston

37.6°C

Nullarbor

39.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

48.2°C

Tarcoola Ap

10.0°C

Cummins
Coldest

2.2°C

Coonawarra

9.0°C

Gluepot
 

2.2°C

Coonawarra

S 40km/h

Marree Ap
Windiest

50km/h

Lameroo

75km/h

Cape Willoughby

87km/h

Hindmarsh Is
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Sevenhill

0.0mm

Woomera Ap
 

52.0mm

Owen
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
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
17.3 -0.0 28.6 -0.8 33.4 211
17.6 +2.5 27.9 -0.3 28.4 200
14.4 -0.6 28.2 -1.5 36.2 122
22.0 +0.4 36.6 +1.3 0.0 0
21.3 +0.8 36.6 +2.0 0.0 0
11.2 -0.5 25.0 -0.2 30.4 121
15.7 -0.5 31.9 -0.7 10.6 43
18.4 +0.6 28.8 -0.8 21.4 100
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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15:24 EDT

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Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

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