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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Friday Possible coastal showers otherwise mostly dry. Very hot in the west and north.

  • Saturday Dry statewide. Hot in the north, very warm elsewhere.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy in the south, clear elsewhere. Very hot in the north, very warm elsewhere.

  • Monday Showers in the east, dry in the west. Very hot in the northeast grading warm to coast.

  • Tuesday Hot in the north, grading mild in the south. Dry statewide.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 21/03 Wed 22/03 Thu 23/03

37.3°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

39.9°C

Moomba Ap

38.1°C

Moomba Ap

38.0°C

Ernabella

41.1°C

Marree Ap

21.5°C

Cape Willoughby
Coldest

9.0°C

Kimba

8.5°C

Kimba

9.0°C

Kimba

3.1°C

Keith

S 29km/h

Nullarbor
Windiest

75km/h

Sellicks Hill

70km/h

Sellicks Hill

50km/h

Sellicks Hill
-
no rain last hr Wettest

14.4mm

Cape Jaffa

2.0mm

Parawa

0.2mm

Parndana

0.2mm

Parndana
South Australia's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.5°C at
Cook in 1986
Lowest 8.1°C at
Mount Lofty in 1999
Highest 33.9°C at
Tarcoola in 1965
Lowest -2.2°C at
Williamstown in 1970
Highest 214.0mm at
Wilpena Pound in 1989

South Australia Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup 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
19 33 50% < 1mm Nil ENE 11 53 NE 18 30
Increasing sunshine
16 31 40% 1-5mm Nil ENE 8 70 N 11 36
Increasing sunshine
14 28 40% 1-5mm Nil E 14 88 N 15 58
Mostly sunny
19 36 40% < 1mm Nil E 9 56 NNE 11 19
Mostly sunny
19 36 40% < 1mm Nil ENE 1 50 NNW 9 21
Sunny
19 40 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 53 N 34 25
Increasing sunshine
19 36 50% < 1mm Nil ENE 10 66 N 23 24
Sunny
24 42 40% 1-5mm Nil ENE 24 30 N 26 16
Sunny
23 41 40% < 1mm Nil E 17 31 N 19 17
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Weather News

Cyclone preparations step up as tropical low expected to strengthen off north Queensland

12:53 EDT

Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.

Queensland cyclone threat update

11:30 EDT

It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.

Tropical low drenches Port Hedland and surrounding cattle country

11:27 EDT

A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.