Kangaroo Island District Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 5:40 am CDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over the south of the State will persist during the middle of the week. A very hot northerly airstream will develop later in the week ahead of a trough of low pressure and associated upper feature that will drag tropical moisture over the State as the trough moves across the west and south on Friday and the northeast on Saturday. Another high pressure ridge will extend across waters to the south of SA early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Possible early morning fog patches. Sunny afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Kingscote 33
Sunny. Parndana 36

Thursday 30 January

Very hot and sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Friday 31 January

Humid. Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers developing, tending to rain in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then shifting south to southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Saturday 1 February

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon, with possible heavy falls in the morning. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm CDT Wednesday.

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