South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Friday Mostly cloudy. Mild in the south, warm central parts. Hot in the northeast.

  • Saturday Mostly cloudy, mild in the southeast. Mostly sunny, warm in central. Sunny, warm-to-hot in the west and north.

  • Sunday Mostly cloudy, mild in the southeast. Mostly sunny, very warm in central. Sunny, hot in the west. Mostly sunny, hot in north.

  • Monday Sunny, very warm-to-hot in the southeast and central. Mostly sunny, hot in the west. Sunny, hot in north.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, hot-to-very hot in the southeast and central. Mostly sunny, hot-to-very hot in the west and north.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 10/12 Wed 11/12 Thu 12/12

27.3°C

Moomba Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

43.9°C

Moomba Ap
Avg: Rec:

42.4°C

Moomba Ap
Avg: Rec:

36.0°C

Oodnadatta Ap
Avg: Rec:

45.0°C

Tarcoola Ap
Avg: Rec:

12.6°C

Mount Lofty
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

3.4°C

Naracoorte Ap
Avg: Rec:

7.4°C

Roseworthy
Avg: Rec:

4.0°C

Nuriootpa
Avg: Rec:

1.2°C

Keith
Avg: Rec:

SSE 33km/h

Port Augusta Ap
Windiest

55km/h

Port Augusta Ap

61km/h

Whyalla Ap

68km/h

Oodnadatta Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Cummins
Avg: Rec:

0.0mm

Inglewood Alert
Avg: Rec:
- -

0.4mm

Coober Pedy Ap
Avg: Rec:

0.4mm

Coober Pedy Ap
Avg: Rec:
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
(group 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
24 40 5% < 1mm Nil NE 20 15 WNW 21 7
Sunny
22 42 5% < 1mm Nil NE 20 22 SW 17 18
Sunny
21 41 5% < 1mm Nil NE 15 15 WNW 11 6
Sunny
28 46 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 26 11 E 19 7
Sunny
20 41 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 20 18 WNW 18 5
Sunny
28 45 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 21 10 E 16 5
Mostly sunny
16 35 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 20 41 W 23 24
Sunny
22 44 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 17 17 NNW 11 8
Sunny
21 41 5% < 1mm Nil N 15 25 ESE 15 14
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Weather News

Exceptionally hot air on the horizon for Australia

11:29 EDT

A large mass of hot air will spread over Australia during the next 10 days, causing a widespread and intense heatwave that looks set to challenge records.

Hot weather on the horizon for Adelaide but don't call it a 'heatwave' — not yet

09:45 EDT

With several days of hot weather forecast for Adelaide next week, it might be tempting to call it a "heatwave", but what is a heatwave? Is it as simple as hot weather that hangs about for days on end? The short answer is no.

Australia could see hottest day on record next week as Perth heatwave conditions travel east

09:19 EDT

Australia could experience its hottest day on record next week as a hot air mass building in Western Australia makes its way east.