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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers and storms in the north, mainly far north. Generally dry and cool to mild in south.

  • Wednesday Light winds and mostly sunny in the east. Isolated showers/storms later in west & far north.

  • Thursday Cool, gusty change. Hot in north ahead of change. Showers/storms in north. The odd shower in south.

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

  • Saturday Mostly dry and sunny. Hot in the far west, mild in the east.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 03/12 Sun 04/12 Mon 05/12

30.0°C

Tarcoola Ap
Hottest

44.4°C

Moomba Ap

44.9°C

Moomba Ap

37.4°C

Moomba Ap

45.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap

13.6°C

Parawa
Coldest

7.2°C

Mt Gambier

6.5°C

Cummins

6.1°C

Mt Gambier

2.5°C

Mt Gambier

SE 33km/h

Nullarbor
Windiest

96km/h

Kadina

103km/h

Oodnadatta Ap

70km/h

Ernabella
-
no rain last hr Wettest

7.0mm

Clare

12.2mm

Tieyon

23.6mm

Todmorden

14.0mm

Ernabella
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
(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 %
Sunny
12 30 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 11 48 SSW 18 28
Sunny
8 30 5% < 1mm Nil SE 10 57 S 6 22
Mostly sunny
7 23 5% < 1mm Nil SE 12 77 S 18 55
Sunny
12 32 5% < 1mm Nil SE 12 46 SSE 11 17
Sunny
10 30 5% < 1mm Nil E 9 51 ESE 5 19
Sunny
13 33 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 44 ESE 19 32
Sunny
14 30 5% < 1mm Nil SE 13 57 SSE 19 33
Sunny
17 35 10% < 1mm Nil E 22 24 E 19 11
Sunny
16 34 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 20 24 SE 19 12
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Weather News

Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La NiƱa weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.

Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.