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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Tuesday Fresh-moderate southeasterlies. Very hot in the north, milder in the south.

  • Wednesday Heat increasing again throughout. Sunny and dry.

  • Thursday Very hot and dry throughout. Moderate winds southeast, otherwise light.

  • Friday Gusty showers across the south. Mostly dry north, hot, moderate northwesterlies.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 20/01 Sun 21/01 Mon 22/01

31.5°C

Oodnadatta Ap
Hottest

46.0°C

Roxby Downs Ap

47.0°C

Roxby Downs Ap

47.0°C

Marree Ap

47.4°C

Wudinna Ap

8.5°C

Coonawarra
Coldest

15.6°C

Parawa

14.0°C

Mt Gambier
 

0.0°C

Mount Ive

SSE 46km/h

Sellicks Hill
Windiest

66km/h

Cultana Training Area

64km/h

Coober Pedy Ap

57km/h

Oodnadatta Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.0mm

Point Avoid

4.0mm

Mt Barker
 

23.8mm

Ernabella
South Australia's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 50.7°C at
Oodnadatta Ap in 1960
Lowest 9.7°C at
Mount Lofty in 1994
Highest 35.5°C at
Arkaroola in 1982
Lowest 0.0°C at
Streaky Bay in 2014
Highest 182.4mm at
Arkaroola in 1984

South Australia Monthly Summaries

January 2018
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
18.6 +1.4 32.5 +3.1 4.0 19
16.3 +1.0 30.6 +2.0 6.6 54
15.4 +0.5 31.9 +1.7 5.4 21
21.9 -0.4 38.1 +1.4 1.0 7
21.9 +1.1 38.6 +3.0 0.6 2
12.1 +0.9 28.2 +2.9 8.6 31
16.3 +0.0 35.7 +2.1 0.4 2
18.5 +0.7 32.1 +1.9 4.2 23
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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