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South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

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

  • 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
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

36.0°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

42.2°C

Moomba Ap

45.5°C

Marree Ap

42.0°C

Moomba Ap

45.5°C

Marree Ap

14.0°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

13.4°C

Mt Gambier

13.2°C

Mount Lofty

5.8°C

Padthaway

3.7°C

Nuriootpa

SSW 29km/h

Port Pirie
Windiest

68km/h

Port Lincoln Ap

83km/h

Ernabella

57km/h

Marree Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.2mm

Nullarbor

12.8mm

Commonwealth Hill

1.0mm

Hawker

1.0mm

Hawker
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
(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
16 23 10% < 1mm Nil WSW 28 60 WSW 32 44
Mostly sunny
15 24 5% < 1mm Nil SW 26 62 SSW 31 50
Mostly sunny
13 23 5% < 1mm Nil WSW 21 66 SW 23 40
Sunny
17 31 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 31 46 SSW 26 20
Cloudy
15 24 20% < 1mm Nil W 28 61 WSW 31 41
Sunny
18 31 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 29 42 SSW 25 18
Clearing shower
14 22 40% < 1mm Nil W 30 69 W 33 51
Increasing sunshine
16 29 5% < 1mm Nil WSW 24 58 WSW 26 27
Mostly sunny
16 25 20% < 1mm Nil SW 25 62 SSW 32 50
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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.