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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Intense rain and storms in north spreading south. Very hot in north. Hot in west & south. Cool in SE.

  • Friday Intense rain & storms contracting to north & east. Drying out in south with cooler southerly winds.

  • Saturday Very hot in far north with storms, some intense. Dry elsewhere. Hot in north. Warm in south.

  • Sunday Very hot in north & west with storms, some severe. Heating up in the south but generally dry.

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

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01

41.0°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

42.7°C

Moomba Ap

44.9°C

Ceduna

44.0°C

Moomba Ap

46.3°C

Moomba Ap

18.8°C

Cape Willoughby
Coldest

12.8°C

Snowtown

11.0°C

Mount Lofty

6.0°C

Naracoorte Ap

4.5°C

Karoonda

NNW 38km/h

Oodnadatta Ap
Windiest

50km/h

Nullarbor

96km/h

Leigh Creek Ap

64km/h

Marree Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.0mm

Woomera Ap

6.9mm

Coober Pedy

7.0mm

Andamooka

7.0mm

Andamooka
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
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
18.9 +1.7 30.9 +1.5 19.8 105
18.1 +2.9 29.6 +1.0 61.8 528
16.1 +1.3 30.4 -0.0 27.0 141
23.7 +1.4 37.8 +1.0 5.2 38
23.2 +2.4 38.4 +2.8 5.4 27
13.2 +2.0 26.6 +1.3 21.6 79
17.1 +0.8 34.6 +0.9 15.0 83
18.9 +1.2 30.3 +0.1 18.8 131
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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