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Sat 05:10 CDT
Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Saturday Storms developing in the west. Dry in the east. Very hot in the north and west, hot in the east.

  • Sunday Very hot in the north grading to hot in the south. Moderate breeze carrying heat to the south.

  • Monday Very hot in the north grading to hot in the south. Cloud, wind and showers building from the west.

  • Tuesday Possible storms central & E. Windy change in the S. Very hot in the north and northeast.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12 Fri 15/12

31.2°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

45.5°C

Marree Ap

42.0°C

Moomba Ap

40.0°C

Moomba Ap

45.5°C

Marree Ap

13.2°C

Keith
Coldest

13.2°C

Mount Lofty

5.8°C

Padthaway
 

3.7°C

Nuriootpa

ESE 27km/h

Oodnadatta Ap
Windiest

83km/h

Ernabella

57km/h

Marree Ap

51km/h

Ernabella
-
no rain last hr Wettest

12.8mm

Commonwealth Hill

1.0mm

Hawker
 

54.0mm

Cockburn
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 Daily Summaries

Saturday December 16, 2017
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(Group by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.