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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Generally dry and stable throughout. Hot in the north, very warm in the south.

  • Wednesday Mostly dry throughout. Very warm to hot. Gusty S/SE winds.

  • Thursday Warm and mostly sunny in the south. Very hot and dry in central and northern areas.

  • Friday Generally dry and sunny throughout. Very warm in the south, hot elsewhere.

  • Saturday Warm night. Hot day in the north. Cool change moving over the south.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 06/02 Sun 07/02 Mon 08/02

40.5°C

Roxby Downs Ap
Hottest

38.7°C

Oodnadatta Ap

39.2°C

Oodnadatta Ap

40.9°C

Moomba Ap

42.9°C

Tarcoola Ap

18.9°C

Parawa
Coldest

12.2°C

Cummins

11.2°C

Naracoorte Ap

9.6°C

Coles Pt

6.9°C

Naracoorte Ap

SSE 33km/h

Port Augusta Ap
Windiest

74km/h

Moomba Ap

61km/h

Sellicks Hill

68km/h

Sellicks Hill
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.8mm

Moomba Ap

0.0mm

Woomera Ap

0.2mm

Coles Pt

0.2mm

Coles Pt
South Australia's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.2°C at
Renmark Ap in 2009
Lowest 10.0°C at
Mount Lofty in 1993
Highest 35.0°C at
Moomba Ap in 2004
Lowest 0.8°C at
Kybybolite Research Centre in 1980
Highest 472.4mm at
Noarlunga in 2011

South Australia Monthly Summaries

February 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
16.2 -1.1 29.3 -0.1 18.0 114
15.6 +0.5 25.3 -2.9 13.6 96
13.7 -1.3 29.0 -0.7 12.2 41
20.0 -1.6 35.2 -0.1 0.0 0
20.7 +0.2 35.2 +0.6 6.8 22
13.1 +1.4 26.8 +1.6 7.2 29
15.9 -0.3 33.6 +1.0 0.2 1
17.8 -0.0 28.5 -1.1 6.4 30
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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Rivers down and cruises cancelled as Kakadu National Park swelters through one of its driest wet seasons on record

14:34 EDT

The World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is suffering through one of its driest wet seasons on record.

Flash flooding swamps parched Townsville

13:54 EDT

A powerful band of severe thunderstorms swept through Townsville on Monday evening, with rain rates in excess of 100mm per hour.

Dry spell to continue for the Top End

13:53 EDT

After a brief monsoonal burst of rain at the beginning of January for central parts of the Northern Territory, the Top End continues to miss out on the heavy falls.