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South Australian Weather

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 Storms developing in the west. Dry in the east. 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.

  • Tuesday Possible storms central & E. Windy change in the S. Very hot in the north and northeast.

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

39.7°C

Moomba Ap
Hottest

42.2°C

Moomba Ap

45.5°C

Marree Ap

42.0°C

Moomba Ap

45.5°C

Marree Ap

18.5°C

Cape Willoughby
Coldest

13.4°C

Mt Gambier

13.2°C

Mount Lofty

5.8°C

Padthaway

3.7°C

Nuriootpa

S 37km/h

Whyalla Ap
Windiest

68km/h

Port Lincoln Ap

83km/h

Ernabella

57km/h

Marree Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.2mm

Nullarbor

12.8mm

Commonwealth Hill

1.0mm

Hawker

1.0mm

Hawker
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 Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Increasing sunshine
14 28 5% < 1mm Nil S 8 59 SW 22 37
Mostly sunny
10 30 5% < 1mm Nil SW 8 64 SW 13 27
Fog then sunny
10 25 5% < 1mm Nil WNW 14 71 WSW 20 49
Mostly sunny
14 33 5% < 1mm Nil S 15 51 SSW 11 20
Sunny
11 29 5% < 1mm Nil SE 7 54 SSW 5 24
Mostly sunny
12 30 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 17 58 S 21 31
Sunny
16 28 10% < 1mm Nil S 20 63 SSW 23 39
Mostly sunny
19 37 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 22 31 SE 10 14
Sunny
20 38 5% < 1mm Nil SE 16 27 W 15 12
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

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.