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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Saturday Hot with showers and storms in the north and west. Mild and partly cloudy in the southeast.

  • Sunday Widespread thundery showers from NW to SE. Very hot in the north, hot elsewhere.

  • Monday Partly cloudy with showers and storms, mainly N. Windy along the coast with showers at first.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy and warm in the south. Hot with thunderstorms elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms moving along the coast. Heat increasing in the North, Mild in the South.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 30/11 Thu 01/12 Fri 02/12

42.0°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

42.6°C

Oodnadatta Ap

45.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap

40.9°C

Moomba Ap

45.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap

17.9°C

Robe
Coldest

3.7°C

Mt Gambier

6.8°C

Lameroo

2.5°C

Mt Gambier

2.5°C

Mt Gambier

N 35km/h

Coober Pedy Ap
Windiest

72km/h

Leigh Creek Ap

75km/h

Coober Pedy Ap

68km/h

Ernabella
-
no rain last hr Wettest

3.6mm

Cowell

0.8mm

Woomera Ap

0.2mm

Ernabella

0.2mm

Ernabella
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 Monthly Summaries

December 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
38 11.5 -4.1 27.0 -0.1 37 0.0 0
72 4.8 -5.2 22.2 -0.7 73 0.0 0
19 11.4 -2.7 30.7 -0.3 0.2 1
20 9.4 -3.0 28.6 +1.3 20 0.2 1
11.7 -2.4 26.3 -1.0 75 0.0 0
14.1 -1.8 26.5 -1.6 2.0 9
20 23.3 +3.4 20 40.1 +5.8 0.0 0
32 21.4 +2.8 32 37.7 +4.5 28 0.0 0
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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