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South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers developing in the south. Cool in the southeast, warm in the northwest.

  • Thursday Isolated showers along the coast, particularly SE. Gusty southerly winds over west coast.

  • Friday Possible showers in the N, light coastal showers. Cool to mild throughout.

  • Saturday Liight winds and patchy cloud in the north. Mostly dry throughout.

  • Sunday Generally stable and dry throuhgout. Warm to hot in the northwest, cooler southeast.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 31/08 Mon 01/09 Tue 02/09

22.5°C

Ernabella
Hottest

33.1°C

Tarcoola Ap

31.3°C

Moomba Ap

20.0°C

Marree

31.3°C

Moomba Ap

7.7°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

5.5°C

Kimba

1.0°C

Tarcoola Ap

-0.7°C

Yunta

-0.7°C

Yunta

N 33km/h

Neptune Island
Windiest

66km/h

Cape Willoughby

79km/h

Neptune Island

53km/h

Neptune Island
-

0.2mm last hr

Port Augusta Ap
Wettest

12.0mm

Port Clinton

16.4mm

Cape Jaffa

2.0mm

Parndana

2.0mm

Parndana
South Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 41.5°C at
Moomba Ap in 2003
Lowest 4.4°C at
Mount Lofty in 2004
Highest 26.0°C at
Ceduna in 1944
Lowest -4.5°C at
Yongala in 1995
Highest 125.0mm at
Wilpena Pound in 2001

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
8 22 20% < 1mm Nil NE 16 49 ENE 22 31
Mostly sunny
5 21 20% < 1mm Slight NE 12 62 NE 12 38
Mostly sunny
6 19 20% < 1mm Nil NNE 16 71 NNE 13 44
Sunny
4 23 5% < 1mm Slight ENE 12 50 ENE 16 19
Mostly sunny
5 20 5% < 1mm Slight ENE 10 62 ENE 16 38
Mostly sunny
7 26 10% < 1mm Nil NE 26 42 ENE 31 17
Sunny
7 22 5% < 1mm Nil NE 12 55 ESE 23 30
Sunny
11 29 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 29 24 NE 23 12
Sunny
9 25 10% < 1mm Nil E 17 29 SSE 17 15
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Weather News

Frosty mornings for Tasmania

14:26 EST

Tasmania woke to a cold and frosty morning with road weather alerts issued for some areas due to icy conditions and there are more cold mornings to come.

Barrington Tops dusted with snow

13:30 EST

Residents of the Barrington Tops have a blanket of snow cover after the latest cold front crossed the Hunter Valley.

Slimy algae offers cheaper and quicker cattle feed supplement in dry weather

13:10 EST

New technology could allow cattle graziers to grow their own feed supplements deep in the murky waters of an algae pond.