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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Gales along the coast. Strong winds elsewhere. Heavy rainfall in the south.

  • Friday Gusty winds in the east, easing throughout the day. Mostly dry in the west and north.

  • Saturday Gusty winds over northern and central parts. Dry. Warm in the north, mild along the coast..

  • Sunday Gusty westerly airflow. Cool-cold in the south. Showers along coast and far north.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 26/09 Tue 27/09 Wed 28/09

15.4°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

28.1°C

Roxby Downs Ap

28.4°C

Oodnadatta Ap

35.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

35.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap

4.4°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

0.1°C

Yongala

1.6°C

Murray Bridge Ap
 

-1.2°C

Yongala

NW 81km/h

Neptune Island
Windiest

68km/h

Neptune Island

64km/h

Nullarbor

112km/h

Yunta
-
no rain last hr Wettest

12.6mm

Nangwarry

7.0mm

Yardea
 

101.4mm

Uraidla
South Australia's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 41.5°C at
Moomba Ap in 2003
Lowest 4.4°C at
Mount Lofty in 2004
Highest 26.0°C at
Ceduna in 1944
Lowest -4.5°C at
Yongala in 1995
Highest 125.0mm at
Wilpena Pound in 2001

South Australia Monthly Summaries

September 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
9.1 -0.7 17.5 -1.6 81.2 139
6.8 -1.1 20.2 -1.3 27.8 102
5.6 -0.6 15.1 -2.4 112.2 185
20 9.9 -1.4 22.0 -3.8 19 66.8 928
8.2 -1.3 19.7 -3.8 73.0 397
7.0 +0.7 15.3 -0.6 102.0 142
6.8 +0.0 19.5 -2.7 42.8 188
7.2 -1.0 19.5 -2.4 51.2 193
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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