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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Cold wind easing. Cloudy, light showers in south. Becoming sunnier in north.

  • Thursday Cold morning. Cloudy, light showers in south. Mostly sunny in north.

  • Friday Cool morning. Cold and cloudy day in the south. Mostly sunny and cool elsewhere. Light winds.

  • Saturday Cold start throughout. N'ly winds increasing. Cloud building in the south. Mostly sunny in north.

  • Sunday Late showers in the south, otherwise mostly sunny. N/NW winds increasing and tending SW later.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08 Tue 04/08

16.6°C

Oodnadatta Ap
Hottest

20.3°C

Moomba Ap

18.6°C

Oodnadatta Ap

18.4°C

Oodnadatta Ap

32.2°C

Oodnadatta Ap

4.8°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

-0.5°C

Arkaroola

0.8°C

Yunta

-0.5°C

Arkaroola

-0.5°C

Arkaroola

SW 46km/h

Cape Willoughby
Windiest

75km/h

Neptune Island

61km/h

Neptune Island

75km/h

Neptune Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

29.6mm

Tea Tree Gully

6.4mm

Kalangadoo

17.8mm

Clare

11.0mm

Mount Lofty
South Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 36.5°C at
Oodnadatta Ap in 1946
Lowest 3.4°C at
Mount Lofty in 2003
Highest 22.3°C at
Oodnadatta Ap in 1995
Lowest -6.6°C at
Yunta in 2014
Highest 104.0mm at
Lenswood in 1992

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 %
Possible shower
7 15 80% 1-5mm Nil NW 21 78 NW 29 59
Mostly sunny
6 16 30% < 1mm Nil WNW 19 86 W 29 55
Possible shower
5 12 70% < 1mm Slight WNW 12 96 WNW 22 63
Sunny
6 18 10% < 1mm Nil SSW 20 71 WSW 24 29
Possible shower
6 15 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 17 84 WNW 29 57
Sunny
5 17 10% < 1mm Slight S 12 72 W 25 32
Showers
5 12 90% 5-10mm Slight NNW 21 86 NNW 26 73
Clearing shower
4 17 30% < 1mm Slight WNW 16 96 WNW 26 37
Mostly sunny
5 17 40% < 1mm Slight NW 15 88 W 24 45
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Weather News

Tasmania's snowy cold snap revives fortunes of Ben Lomond ski field

16:31 EST

Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.

Grantham floods inquiry hears Queensland Police could not fully investigate flood-related deaths

16:28 EST

The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.

Maatsuyker Island power cut: Parks staff to assess damage after lightning strike

16:22 EST

Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.