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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Monday Hot ahead of cooler change. Showers and intense storms, clearing from west.

  • Tuesday Hot to very hot with thunderstorms in the north. Clear and windy about the coast.

  • Wednesday Thunderstorms easing in the north, dry elsewhere. Very hot in the northeast grading warm to coasts.

  • Thursday Thundery showers for the NE/NW Pastoral. Hot in the north, warm in the south.

  • Friday Mostly dry throughout. Very hot in the north, cooler in the southeast.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 20/01 Sat 21/01 Sun 22/01

34.9°C

Marree Ap
Hottest

38.9°C

Moomba Ap

36.9°C

Moomba Ap

41.8°C

Oodnadatta Ap

46.3°C

Moomba Ap

17.6°C

Cape Borda
Coldest

6.4°C

Keith

10.7°C

Coonawarra

17.5°C

Cleve

4.5°C

Karoonda

SSW 48km/h

Marree Ap
Windiest

62km/h

Sellicks Hill

50km/h

Neptune Island

51km/h

Ernabella
-
no rain last hr Wettest

55.0mm

Todmorden

3.0mm

Coober Pedy Ap

31.8mm

Coffin Bay

51.0mm

Cummins
South Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.7°C at
Oodnadatta Ap in 1960
Lowest 9.7°C at
Mount Lofty in 1994
Highest 35.5°C at
Arkaroola in 1982
Lowest 0.0°C at
Streaky Bay in 2014
Highest 182.4mm at
Arkaroola in 1984

South Australia Monthly Summaries

January 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
18.8 +1.6 30.9 +1.5 40.8 216
13.2 +2.0 26.5 +1.2 21.6 79
17.0 +0.7 34.4 +0.7 31.4 173
15.9 +1.1 30.5 +0.1 49.0 257
18.1 +2.9 30.0 +1.4 68.2 583
18.8 +1.1 30.8 +0.6 27.6 192
23.7 +1.4 37.6 +0.8 12.0 87
22.9 +2.1 37.6 +2.0 67.2 331
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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