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South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Friday Cool in south. Early coastal drizzle in south. Warm north. Becoming mostly sunny. Wind easing.

  • Saturday Cool in far south. Very warm far north. Fresh sea breezes . Mostly sunny.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Warm in the south. Mild far south. Hot in the far west and north.

  • Monday Hotter northerly winds developing very hot in west. Mostly sunny.

  • Tuesday Very hot throughout. Partly cloudy. Late cool SW change in the west.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12 Thu 08/12

24.9°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

32.5°C

Tarcoola Ap

40.1°C

Nullarbor

35.0°C

Moomba Ap

45.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap

11.2°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

1.6°C

Keith

8.6°C

Mount Lofty

1.0°C

Karoonda

1.0°C

Karoonda

SW 33km/h

Moonta
Windiest

46km/h

Nullarbor

140km/h

Moonta

81km/h

Lameroo
-

0.2mm last hr

Coonawarra
Wettest

11.4mm

Moomba Ap

28.6mm

Birdwood

3.0mm

Meningie

4.0mm

Mount Lofty
South Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.1°C at
Moomba in 1972
Lowest 8.3°C at
Mount Lofty in 2002
Highest 34.5°C at
Coober Pedy in 1980
Lowest -0.6°C at
Penfield Weapons Research in 1958
Highest 125.0mm at
Port Pirie in 1979

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
16 34 30% < 1mm Nil NE 19 28 N 26 17
Sunny
18 37 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 29 28 N 33 23
Sunny
15 33 20% < 1mm Nil NNE 13 35 N 13 16
Sunny
19 38 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 22 22 NNE 25 8
Mostly sunny
12 35 20% < 1mm Nil NE 20 32 NNW 18 12
Sunny
19 38 40% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 20 NNE 17 10
Mostly sunny
8 29 20% < 1mm Nil NNE 21 60 NNW 22 34
Sunny
15 36 20% < 1mm Nil NE 17 31 NNE 17 9
Sunny
17 35 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 22 40 NNE 25 24
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