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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Cold southerly winds. Isolated light showers in west, north & southeast.

  • Friday Early fog/frost patches then becoming sunnier. Cool, light winds turning northerly, mild in west.

  • Saturday Early fog/frost patches. High cloud developing. Mild northerly winds freshening.

  • Sunday Cloud increasing. Mild, gusty northerly winds. Patchy light rain developing in the far west.

  • Monday Cloudy. Mild ,gusty northerly winds, easing later. Patchy rain & thunder, mainly light. Dry in east.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 22/08 Tue 23/08 Wed 24/08

19.3°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

20.0°C

Nullarbor

20.1°C

Roxby Downs Ap

21.4°C

Marree Ap

30.1°C

Coober Pedy Ap

7.1°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

-1.0°C

Hawker

-1.0°C

Hawker

-1.6°C

Keith

-3.1°C

Yunta

SSE 29km/h

Port Augusta Ap
Windiest

38km/h

Ernabella

59km/h

Marree Ap

50km/h

Nullarbor
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.2mm

Ernabella

10.4mm

Marrabel

9.2mm

Lyndoch

9.0mm

Nuriootpa
South Australia's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 36.5°C at
Oodnadatta Ap in 1946
Lowest 3.4°C at
Mount Lofty in 2003
Highest 22.3°C at
Oodnadatta Ap in 1995
Lowest -6.6°C at
Yunta in 2014
Highest 104.0mm at
Lenswood in 1992

South Australia Monthly Summaries

August 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
7.4 -0.8 17.3 +0.6 50.4 73
4.6 -1.5 18.8 +0.1 16.6 49
4.1 -0.3 14.7 +0.4 62.4 94
7.0 -0.6 21.0 -0.0 3.6 57
5.8 -0.3 19.2 +0.1 19.4 129
5.8 +0.3 14.9 +0.8 74.0 77
4.1 -0.3 18.5 -0.1 28.0 126
5.3 -0.6 18.4 -0.1 36.0 167
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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Snow season high becoming a low point

16:18 EST

The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.

Late winter soaking causes flooding

16:13 EST

Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.

NSW weather: Bystanders 'watched helplessly' as 72yo man swept away by floodwaters

12:58 EST

A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.