South Australian Weather

Current Warnings
 

South Australia Forecast

  • 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.

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

  • Thursday Mostly sunny, very warm in the southeast. Sunny, hot in 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
Thu 12/12 Fri 13/12 Sat 14/12

39.8°C

Tarcoola Ap
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

36.3°C

Moomba Ap
Avg: Rec:

34.7°C

Oodnadatta Ap
Avg: Rec:

36.2°C

Oodnadatta Ap
Avg: Rec:

45.0°C

Tarcoola Ap
Avg: Rec:

18.2°C

Robe Ap
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

4.0°C

Nuriootpa
Avg: Rec:

5.9°C

Cummins
Avg: Rec:

5.2°C

Parndana
Avg: Rec:
- -

1.2°C

Keith
Avg: Rec:

SW 35km/h

Lameroo
Windiest

68km/h

Oodnadatta Ap

51km/h

Kadina

44km/h

Port Augusta Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

4.0mm

Commonwealth Hill
Avg: Rec:
- -

0.2mm

Meadows
Avg: Rec:
- -

0.2mm

Mt Gambier
Avg: Rec:

0.2mm

Mt Gambier
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 Monthly Summaries

December 2019
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
13.5 -2.1 25.5 -1.8 9.2 31
10.1 +0.1 19.4 -3.6 13.8 36
21 11.7 -2.5 29.9 -1.3 0.0 0
22 9.5 -3.1 26.4 -1.1 10.8 29
12.5 -1.6 26.5 -0.9 1.2 6
14.3 -1.7 26.2 -2.1 0.0 0
18.8 -1.2 35.5 +1.0 0.4 2
16.6 -2.1 33.8 +0.5 30 0.2 1
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

Heatwave to deliver extreme temperatures in parts of SA, NSW and Victoria, BOM says

15:08 EDT

Authorities in South Australia have issued a public health warning ahead of an extreme heatwave forecast for southern and eastern parts of the country during the week.

Perth’s sweltering December heat record run

14:55 EDT

Relentless heat in Western Australia sets December record run in Perth.

Extreme heat sets Canberra in its sights

12:44 EDT

A hot airmass sitting over the country is continuing to spread, having already turned up the temperature in WA, with SA next in its sights.