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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

33.7°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

39.4°C

Nullarbor

42.2°C

Moomba Ap

45.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

45.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

12.5°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

5.0°C

Mount Ive

13.4°C

Mt Gambier

13.0°C

Mount Lofty

3.7°C

Nuriootpa

SSW 31km/h

Outer Harbor
Windiest

53km/h

Minnipa

68km/h

Port Lincoln Ap

83km/h

Ernabella
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.4mm

Price

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 %
Possible shower
20 27 60% 1-5mm Nil NW 26 58 WNW 38 44
Possible shower
20 30 50% 1-5mm Nil NNW 24 54 NW 33 39
Windy with showers
18 28 90% 1-5mm Nil NNW 26 63 NW 38 49
Possible shower
22 35 40% < 1mm Nil NW 21 54 WNW 30 26
Clearing shower
19 28 30% < 1mm Nil WNW 21 56 WNW 29 36
Mostly sunny
16 27 5% < 1mm Nil WNW 31 53 W 43 47
Clearing shower
21 31 10% < 1mm Nil NW 23 56 W 33 37
Sunny
22 34 10% < 1mm Nil SW 29 32 WSW 29 16
Possible shower
26 36 40% < 1mm Nil W 23 35 WNW 30 22
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Weather News

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.

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.