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South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Saturday Storms developing in the west. Dry in the east. Very hot in the north and west, hot in the east.

  • Sunday Very hot in the north grading to hot in the south. Moderate breeze carrying heat to the south.

  • Monday Very hot in the north grading to hot in the south. Cloud, wind and showers building from the west.

  • Tuesday Possible storms central & E. Windy change in the S. Very hot in the north and northeast.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12 Fri 15/12

28.2°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

45.5°C

Marree Ap

42.0°C

Moomba Ap

40.0°C

Moomba Ap

45.5°C

Marree Ap

7.1°C

Keith
Coldest

13.2°C

Mount Lofty

5.8°C

Padthaway
 

3.7°C

Nuriootpa

S 25km/h

Moonta
Windiest

83km/h

Ernabella

57km/h

Marree Ap

51km/h

Ernabella
-
no rain last hr Wettest

12.8mm

Commonwealth Hill

1.0mm

Hawker
 

54.0mm

Cockburn
South Australia's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.1°C at
Moomba in 1972
Lowest 8.3°C at
Mount Lofty in 2002
Highest 34.5°C at
Coober Pedy in 1980
Lowest -0.6°C at
Penfield Weapons Research in 1958
Highest 125.0mm at
Port Pirie in 1979

South Australia Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Group by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
04:10 CDT
- 0 0 14.7 10.1 14.7 74 2 0.0 1013.8
04:10 CDT
E 9 11 10.7 9.3 9.6 91 1 0.0 1013.5
04:10 CDT
ESE 6 7 10.5 9.7 10.0 95 1 0.0 1013.8
04:10 CDT
SSE 19 22 22.7 1.1 22.7 24 18 0.0 1011.5
04:10 CDT
SSW 19 22 20.4 11.1 20.4 55 6 0.0 1011.3
04:10 CDT
NW 11 13 12.2 10.8 11.1 91 1 0.0 1012.9
04:10 CDT
S 11 11 16.5 7.7 16.5 56 4 0.0 1012.9
04:10 CDT
SSE 15 19 17.8 13.9 17.8 78 2 0.0 1013.3
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.