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South Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Cool with a few light showers near the coast. Mostly sunny and mild inland.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny in the south. Warm and dry in central and northern regions.

  • Thursday The odd coastal shower and light drizzle in the SE. Clearing in the west. Dry and sunny in the north.

  • Friday Possible storm in the west and north. Northerly winds increasing in the west.

  • Saturday . .

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 30/04 Sun 01/05 Mon 02/05

24.5°C

Oodnadatta Ap
Hottest

31.5°C

Coober Pedy Ap

26.9°C

Moomba Ap

26.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap

30.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

9.3°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

6.5°C

Mount Lofty

2.5°C

Yunta

4.5°C

Yongala

2.5°C

Yunta

WSW 40km/h

Neptune Island
Windiest

92km/h

Coles Pt

70km/h

Mt Crawford

85km/h

Neptune Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

19.2mm

Ironstone Road

11.1mm

Tea Tree Gully

16.2mm

Nangwarry

11.4mm

Mount Lofty
South Australia's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 36.5°C at
Nullarbor in 1990
Lowest 5.1°C at
Mount Lofty in 2006
Highest 22.5°C at
Noarlunga in 2013
Lowest -6.6°C at
Yongala in 1957
Highest 181.0mm at
Waikerie in 1989

South Australia Monthly Summaries

May 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
38 13.2 +2.9 19.4 +0.4 37 2.4 4
9.8 +2.4 16.8 +0.7 22.0 31
18 9.9 +3.4 21.4 +1.3 5.8 34
20 9.0 +2.5 17.4 +0.2 3.0 5
11.8 +3.2 21.2 +0.2 75 0.0 0
10.1 +1.2 22.1 +1.6 28 0.0 0
10.6 +0.4 19 25.0 +2.9 0.0 0
7.9 -0.9 22.9 +1.8 0.2 1
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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