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South Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Scattered blustery showers in the southeast. Dry, warm and mostly sunny in north and central.

  • Wednesday Showers over southeast, dry over north. Gusty S'ly winds over southeast.

  • Thursday Showers and strong winds in the southeast. Hot to warm in the north, mild in the south.

  • Friday Warm in the interior, mild elsewhere. Gustly SE'ly winds in the west.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 22/07 Sun 23/07 Mon 24/07

16.0°C

Ernabella
Hottest

28.0°C

Coober Pedy Ap

27.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

28.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

40.0°C

Mount Ive

2.6°C

Kadina
Coldest

2.0°C

Tarcoola Ap

-2.0°C

Yongala

7.0°C

Kimba

-3.9°C

Renmark Ap

WNW 35km/h

Neptune Island
Windiest

77km/h

Neptune Island

61km/h

Mt Crawford

64km/h

Port Pirie
-
no rain last hr Wettest

6.0mm

Robe

8.0mm

Mount Lofty

0.0mm

Kimba

60.0mm

Penneshaw
South Australia's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 34.2°C at
Cook in 1975
Lowest 3.5°C at
Mount Lofty in 1998
Highest 19.2°C at
Whyalla in 1975
Lowest -8.2°C at
Yongala in 1976
Highest 108.4mm at
Lenswood in 2013

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Weather News

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Irrigation lobbyists offered access to confidential government documents

07:05 EST

The top water bureaucrat in NSW, Gavin Hanlon, has been secretly recorded offering to confidentially share internal government information with irrigation lobbyists — documents he proposed to strip of government logos and share via a special Dropbox account — to assist their lobbying against the contentious Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

07:04 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Western Queensland drought leaves graziers facing more impossible choices

18:11 EST

For the first time in four years western Queensland sheep grazier Peter Clark has lambs in his flock, but as drought maintains its stranglehold on the region he may still be forced into another heart-wrenching stock reduction.