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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Thursday Cool, breezy and showery in the south. Showers/storms in north wioth cooler gusty change.

  • Friday Cool in south. Early coastal drizzle in south. Warm north. Becoming mostly sunny. Wind easing.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Cool in far south. Very warm far nth. Fresh sea breezes.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Warm in the south. Mild far south. Hot in the far west and north.

  • Monday Hotter northerly winds developing very hot in west. Mostly sunny.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 05/12 Tue 06/12 Wed 07/12

28.7°C

Marree Ap
Hottest

37.4°C

Moomba Ap

32.5°C

Tarcoola Ap

40.1°C

Nullarbor

45.9°C

Oodnadatta Ap

10.4°C

Mount Lofty
Coldest

6.1°C

Mt Gambier

1.6°C

Keith

8.6°C

Mount Lofty

1.6°C

Keith

WSW 57km/h

Lameroo
Windiest

70km/h

Ernabella

46km/h

Nullarbor

140km/h

Moonta
-

0.4mm last hr

Murray Bridge Ap
Wettest

23.6mm

Todmorden

11.4mm

Moomba Ap

28.6mm

Birdwood

21.8mm

Mt Crawford
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 %
Sunny
12 30 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 11 50 SSW 19 30
Sunny
8 30 5% < 1mm Nil SE 11 60 SW 7 23
Mostly sunny
7 23 5% < 1mm Nil SE 11 78 S 16 58
Sunny
12 32 5% < 1mm Nil SE 12 47 SSE 10 19
Sunny
10 30 5% < 1mm Nil E 8 54 SSE 3 25
Sunny
13 33 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 18 43 SE 17 32
Sunny
14 30 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 13 58 SSE 19 35
Sunny
17 35 5% < 1mm Nil E 18 26 E 18 11
Sunny
16 34 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 17 25 SE 17 13
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