South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • Sunday Clearing shower, cool in the southeast. Mostly cloudy, cool-to-mild in central. Mostly cloudy, warm-to-hot in the west and north.

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

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

  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy, mild in the southeast. Late shower, warm in central. Late shower, very warm-to-hot in the west and north.

  • Thursday Showers increasing, mild in the southeast. Late shower, cool-to-mild in central. Mostly sunny, mild-to-warm in the west and north.

SA Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 14/10 Fri 15/10 Sat 16/10

31.8°C

Oodnadatta
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

24.7°C

Oodnadatta
Avg: Rec:

25.2°C

Oodnadatta
Avg: Rec:

28.7°C

Ernabella
Avg: Rec:

38.3°C

Marree Ap
Avg: Rec:

14.0°C

Mt Gambier
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

4.2°C

Mt Gambier
Avg: Rec:

5.6°C

Nullarbor
Avg: Rec:

1.7°C

Murray Bridge Ap
Avg: Rec:

-3.6°C

Keith
Avg: Rec:

SW 29km/h

Ceduna
Windiest

100km/h

Marree Ap

70km/h

Cultana Training Area

46km/h

Ceduna
-
no rain last hr Wettest

66.6mm

Wirrabara Forest
Avg: Rec:

20.8mm

Greenock
Avg: Rec:

2.0mm

Robe
Avg: Rec:

2.0mm

Robe
Avg: Rec:
South Australia's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 45.4°C at
Oodnadatta in 1995
Lowest 5.5°C at
Mount Lofty in 1995
Highest 29.5°C at
Woomera in 1977
Lowest -4.4°C at
Coonawarra in 1967
Highest 102.2mm at
Bundaleer Forest Reserve in 1975

South Australia Monthly Summaries

October 2021
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
6.6 -0.6 16.6 -1.5 38.4 64
26 7.2 -1.9 22.6 -2.9 5.2 22
6.1 -1.8 18.0 -3.3 35.4 80
8.6 -1.4 22.9 -1.1 12.0 48
9.5 -1.4 22.4 -1.8 8.4 37
27 11.3 -3.0 26.2 -2.8 5.8 50
10.4 -2.3 23.9 -3.4 18.2 111
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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Weather News

Nature's fireworks light up the skies of the Top End

12:14 EDT

Storms sparked to life over parts of the Top End and Tiwi Islands on Saturday afternoon with some lingering late into the evening.   Storms initially flared up over far eastern parts of the Arnhem district but it was not long before western and central parts, along with the Tiwi Islands, saw storms as well.   Image: Radar imagery showing showers and storms over the Top End.

Coffee and cakes baked with love, as Armidale community recovers after tornado

23:56 EDT

Northern Tableland locals have filled the hearts and bellies of work crews and residents affected by a tornado that swept through Armidale.  Thursday evening's tornado was one of several weather fronts that travelled across the state, bringing with them severe winds, rain and hail.  The area went more than 24 hours without electricity or treated water before power was returned to the community at about 10.30pm on Friday.

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