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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday A few coastal showers in the southeast. Morning frost before a mild-to-warm day.

  • Thursday Mostly clear, a few showers about the coast. Cool throughout, light winds.

  • Friday Dry and mostly sunny. Northerly winds increasing in the west.

  • Saturday Light winds & clear skies across north and central. A few showers in the south, dry elsewhere.

  • Sunday Cloudy with showers and stoms over central & east. Windy with showers in the south, dry in the west.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 20/05 Mon 21/05 Tue 22/05

17.3°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

22.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap

22.9°C

Marree Ap

24.1°C

Oodnadatta Ap

31.5°C

Oodnadatta Ap

8.4°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

1.0°C

Yunta

2.9°C

Ceduna

1.5°C

Ceduna

-1.2°C

Keith

SE 25km/h

Thevenard Wind
Windiest

50km/h

Mt Gambier

53km/h

Neptune Island

50km/h

Ernabella
-
no rain last hr Wettest

6.2mm

Langhorne Creek

22.8mm

Tea Tree Gully

2.8mm

Nangwarry

2.2mm

Mt Gambier
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 2018
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
10.4 +0.1 18.2 -0.8 62.0 101
9.5 +2.1 16.2 +0.1 81.8 113
6.2 -0.4 19.6 -0.5 4.8 28
6.7 +0.1 16.4 -0.8 47.8 87
8.4 -0.2 20.3 -0.6 11.8 36
9.8 +1.0 19.2 -1.3 11.8 50
9.0 -1.2 22.1 +0.0 0.4 4
35 6.5 -2.4 21.2 +0.1 3.2 17
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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18:52 EST

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16:08 EST

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Quiet weather coming to an end

12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.