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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Very hot in the northeast grading warm to coast. Dry statewide.

  • Wednesday Showers in the S & SE. Windy. Dry and sunny elsewhere.

  • Thursday Showers in the southeast, mostly dry elsewhere. Warm in the north, cooler along the coast.

  • Friday Scattered showers along the coast. Cool along the coast, mild elsewhere.

  • Saturday Windy. Isolated showers in the south. Dry elsewhere. Mild.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 25/03 Sun 26/03 Mon 27/03

31.9°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

42.1°C

Oodnadatta Ap

44.0°C

Tarcoola Ap

43.0°C

Moomba Ap

44.0°C

Tarcoola Ap

9.4°C

Clare
Coldest

12.5°C

Kimba

10.0°C

Kimba
 

3.1°C

Keith

S 31km/h

Marree Ap
Windiest

55km/h

Port Augusta Ap

75km/h

Snowtown

68km/h

Coober Pedy Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.5mm

Coffin Bay

5.0mm

Kingscote
 

98.8mm

Lucindale
South Australia's Records for March
Max Min Rain
Highest 46.5°C at
Cook in 1986
Lowest 8.1°C at
Mount Lofty in 1999
Highest 33.9°C at
Tarcoola in 1965
Lowest -2.2°C at
Williamstown in 1970
Highest 214.0mm at
Wilpena Pound in 1989

South Australia Monthly Summaries

March 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
38 18.2 +2.9 30.4 +4.0 35.4 131
15.7 +2.5 28.3 +1.6 0.2 1
19 14.8 +2.8 19 30.3 +4.4 8.2 28
20.1 +1.8 19 35.6 +4.0 1.0 10
19.7 +2.3 31 35.5 +4.3 0.4 2
13.9 +3.4 72 27.2 +4.0 67.6 192
18 16.2 +3.4 18 33.4 +4.6 2.2 16
24 17.4 +1.8 30.4 +3.0 0.8 4
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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