South Australian Weather

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Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Wednesday Sunny, hot in the southeast. Sunny, hot in central. Sunny, hot-to-very hot in the west and north.

  • Thursday Sunny, hot-to-very hot in the southeast and central. Late shower, hot in the west. Mostly sunny, hot in north.

  • Friday Showers increasing, hot-to-very hot in the southeast and central. Showers/storms, very warm-to-hot in the west and north.

  • Saturday Isolated showers, cool-to-mild in the southeast and central. Thunderstorms clearing, cool-to-mild in the west. Showers/storms, very warm-to-hot in north.

  • Sunday Clearing shower, cool in the southeast. Mostly sunny, cool-to-mild in central. Mostly cloudy, cool-to-mild in the west. Isolated showers, cool-to-mild in north.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 26/01 Mon 27/01 Tue 28/01

42.9°C

Tarcoola Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

39.7°C

Oodnadatta Ap
Avg: Rec:

41.8°C

Moomba Ap
Avg: Rec:

42.6°C

Marree Ap
Avg: Rec:

47.3°C

Moomba Ap
Avg: Rec:

24.5°C

Neptune Island
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

4.7°C

Keith
Avg: Rec:

6.6°C

Keith
Avg: Rec:

7.1°C

Keith
Avg: Rec:

3.3°C

Naracoorte Ap
Avg: Rec:

E 38km/h

Cleve Ap
Windiest

53km/h

Wudinna Ap

53km/h

Port Augusta Ap

57km/h

Leigh Creek Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.0mm

Robe
Avg: Rec:

1.2mm

Nangwarry
Avg: Rec:
- -

0.2mm

Parndana
Avg: Rec:
- -

0.2mm

Stenhouse Bay
Avg: Rec:
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 2020
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
16.4 -0.8 28.8 -0.6 22.2 106
11.3 +0.1 25.4 +0.1 27.2 99
15.0 -1.3 31.6 -2.0 10.6 51
12.9 -2.0 28.6 -1.6 28.4 111
14.1 -1.2 27.6 -1.0 19.8 161
17.2 -0.6 29.3 -0.9 1.2 7
20.4 -1.9 35.2 -1.5 32.6 233
20.2 -0.6 35.8 +0.2 6.2 25
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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