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South Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Hot and dry in the north. Cool change in the south during the day.

  • Thursday Very hot and dry in the north. Strengthening southerly winds throughout.

  • Friday Very hot and dry in the north. Windy and waralong the coast and adjacent interior.

  • Saturday Isolated light coastal showers. Hot in the north, grading to warm in the south.

  • Sunday Dry and sunny throughout, with light winds. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02

33.8°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

28.2°C

Moomba Ap

32.2°C

Elliston

37.6°C

Nullarbor

48.2°C

Tarcoola Ap

14.6°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

3.7°C

Yongala

2.2°C

Coonawarra

9.0°C

Gluepot

2.2°C

Coonawarra

W 44km/h

Neptune Island
Windiest

62km/h

Lameroo

50km/h

Lameroo

75km/h

Cape Willoughby
-
no rain last hr Wettest

5.4mm

Parawa

0.2mm

Sevenhill

0.0mm

Woomera Ap

0.0mm

Woomera Ap
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

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Weather News

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.