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Current Warnings

South Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers developing in the south. Cool in the southeast, warm in the west.

  • Thursday Isolated showers along the coast, particularly SE. Gusty southerly winds over west coast.

  • Friday Possible showers in the N, light coastal showers. Cool to mild throughout.

  • Saturday Liight winds and patchy cloud in the north. Mostly dry throughout.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 31/08 Mon 01/09 Tue 02/09


Moomba Ap


Tarcoola Ap


Moomba Ap




Moomba Ap


Mount Lofty




Tarcoola Ap


Tarcoola Ap

NNE 38km/h

Neptune Island


Cape Willoughby


Neptune Island


Neptune Island

0.2mm last hr

Cape Jaffa


Port Clinton


Cape Jaffa


Cape Jaffa
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 Weather Forecasts

(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 %
Clearing shower
9 16 80% 1-5mm Nil NE 13 68 S 20 57
Clearing shower
5 15 60% < 1mm Slight ENE 10 76 ENE 10 57
Clearing shower
5 15 60% < 1mm Slight ENE 11 80 SE 13 56
Clearing shower
5 17 90% 1-5mm Slight NNE 11 63 E 14 48
Clearing shower
6 14 80% 1-5mm Nil NE 11 82 E 12 64
Clearing shower
6 18 10% < 1mm Nil WSW 27 67 SW 30 52
Clearing shower
7 18 50% < 1mm Nil E 12 61 SSE 19 47
Mostly sunny
13 23 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 32 40 SW 30 24
Possible shower
9 22 40% < 1mm Nil NNE 28 27 NE 19 20
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Weather News

MLHD issues asthma warning ahead of spring thunderstorm season

08:09 EST

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has issued a warning for asthmas sufferers ahead of the start of the spring thunderstorm season.

Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.