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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Friday Possible storms far north, mostly dry elsewhere. Very hot in the NE grading to mild along the coast.

  • Saturday Dry throughout. Cloud increasing in the west. 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.

SA Extremes and Records

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

26.4°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

42.2°C

Moomba Ap

45.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

42.0°C

Moomba Ap

45.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

7.7°C

Padthaway
Coldest

13.4°C

Mt Gambier

13.0°C

Mount Lofty
 

3.7°C

Nuriootpa

SSE 31km/h

Port Augusta Ap
Windiest

68km/h

Port Lincoln Ap

83km/h

Ernabella

57km/h

Marree Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.2mm

Nullarbor

3.6mm

Woomera Ap
 

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 Rainfall Bulletin

Friday December 15, 2017
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Station
(Group by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
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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Weather News

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.

Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.