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South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Showers and storms in the north. Very hot in the NE grading to mild along the coast.

  • Friday Possible storms far north, mostly dry elsewhere. Very hot in the NE grading to mild along the coast.

  • Saturday Dry throughout. Cloud increasing in the west. 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.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

41.1°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

39.4°C

Nullarbor

42.1°C

Ceduna

45.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

45.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

16.2°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

5.0°C

Mount Ive

13.0°C

Robe Ap

13.0°C

Mount Lofty

3.7°C

Nuriootpa

SSW 29km/h

Woomera Ap
Windiest

53km/h

Minnipa

68km/h

Port Lincoln Ap

83km/h

Ernabella
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Mt Barker

9.2mm

Nullarbor

3.6mm

Woomera Ap

4.0mm

Woomera Ap
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 %
Mostly sunny
14 28 5% < 1mm Nil S 10 59 SW 22 38
Mostly sunny
11 29 5% < 1mm Nil SW 9 64 SW 15 26
Fog then sunny
10 25 5% < 1mm Nil W 15 70 SW 21 49
Mostly sunny
14 33 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 16 51 SSW 12 18
Mostly sunny
11 29 5% < 1mm Nil SE 7 54 SSW 8 24
Mostly sunny
13 29 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 16 58 S 25 35
Mostly sunny
16 28 5% < 1mm Nil S 20 62 SSW 24 39
Sunny
20 38 10% < 1mm Nil SSE 22 32 S 11 13
Sunny
21 38 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 16 26 SW 13 12
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Weather News

Sydney weather: Temperatures forecast to push past 40C in western parts of the city

11:05 EDT

Much of NSW will swelter through its first heatwave of summer today, with temperatures in Sydney's west expected to soar above 40 degrees, but the city's east should be spared thanks to a sea breeze.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.

What is a heatwave?

15:40 EDT

A large portion of Australia is being affected by heatwave conditions this week.