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South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Monday Cloudy in most areas. Patchy light rain. Generally dry for Eyre Peninsula & eastern inland.

  • Tuesday Cloudy in most areas. Patchy light rain. Generally dry for Eyre Peninsula.

  • Wednesday Cloudy in most areas. Patchy light rain in northwest and far south.

  • Thursday Cloudy in most areas. Rain in northwest. Patchy light rain in far south.

  • Friday Cloudy in most areas. Patchy rain in the far north. The odd shower in the south.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 27/05 Sat 28/05 Sun 29/05

20.8°C

Woomera Ap
Hottest

21.1°C

Moomba Ap

19.6°C

Kyancutta

23.7°C

Coober Pedy Ap

32.8°C

Oodnadatta Ap

10.4°C

Mt Crawford
Coldest

1.3°C

Ernabella

1.5°C

Yunta

2.7°C

Mt Gambier

0.4°C

Yunta

N 33km/h

Woomera Ap
Windiest

111km/h

Neptune Island

40km/h

Neptune Island

61km/h

Neptune Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

33.2mm

Cudlee Creek

24.4mm

Piccadilly

25.4mm

Tea Tree Gully

6.0mm

Neptune Island
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 12.4 +2.1 19.9 +0.9 87.6 144
9.6 +2.2 16.8 +0.7 74.8 105
8.5 +2.0 21.4 +1.3 34.0 201
8.1 +1.6 17.9 +0.7 92.6 168
10.4 +1.8 21.7 +0.8 41.0 124
9.9 +1.0 21.5 +1.0 24.4 98
11.6 +1.4 23.7 +1.6 21.0 221
9.8 +1.0 21.7 +0.6 48.0 279
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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Weather News

Record hot temperatures around Darwin stopping most mango trees from flowering

16:05 EST

The Top End of the Northern Territory is having one of its hottest May's on record, which is causing issues for a number of mango plantations.

Ain't Darwin the coolest

15:37 EST

Whilst it may just be beginning to feel like winter across the southern capitals, it sure feels like the tail-end of summer in Darwin.

Records broken for coldest May morning in eight areas across NSW, BoM confirms

15:37 EST

Eight areas across New South Wales experienced record-breaking cold weather overnight, but the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says the state is still set for a relatively warm winter.