South Australia Forecast

No warnings for South Australia

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Monday 26 June 2017.

Weather Situation

An upper level disturbance will move slowly east over the State during the week, producing areas of rain in the north, which will contract to the northeast during Wednesday and clear on Thursday morning. Further south, a high pressure system west of Perth extends a ridge over the State to another high over the southeast of the continent. A cold front will pass over the south of the State on Wednesday, then the high west of Perth will move eastwards to the Bight later in the week.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

A slight to medium chance of rain north of about Streaky Bay to Leigh Creek, increasing to a high to very high chance northwest of about Roxby Downs. A slight chance of a shower about the southern agricultural area and western coasts. A cool day grading to mild in the far northeast. Mainly light southwest to southeasterly winds.

Tuesday 27 June

A slight to medium chance of rain north of about Ceduna to Port Augusta to Broken Hill, increasing to a high to very high chance north of about Woomera, before easing in the west later. A slight chance of showers over the remainder, more likely near southern coasts. Possible light early frost patches over parts of the northern agricultural area and Eyre Peninsula. Generally cool with light winds.

Wednesday 28 June

A slight to medium chance of rain northeast of about Coober Pedy to Yunta, increasing to a high chance northeast of about Marree, all easing and contracting to the far northeast by the end of the day. Showers increasing further south associated with a cold front, with a slight to medium chance of showers extending over the West coast district and agricultural area, although less likely in the north, however showers increasing to a medium to high chance over the southern agricultural area. Possible morning thunderstorms about southern coasts. Cold early with light frost patches over the northern agricultural area, West Coast and south of the Pastoral districts. A cool day with mainly light winds tending moderate southwest to southerly later in the day.

Thursday 29 June

A slight to medium chance of rain in the far northeast, clearing during the morning. A slight to medium chance of showers over the southern agricultural area and near remaining coasts. Cold early with light frost patches over the northern agricultural area, West Coast and south of the Pastoral districts. A cool day with moderate to fresh southwest to southeasterly winds.

Friday 30 June

Cold early with frost areas over the agricultural area and south of the Pastoral districts. Fine apart from the slight chance of showers near southern coasts. A cool to mild day with light to moderate southeast to northeasterly winds. Cumulative rainfall totals until midnight Friday are expected to be 2 to 10 mm over the southern agricultural area, reaching 10 to 20 mm near southern coasts, the Lower South East district and the southern Mount Lofty Ranges. Less than 2 mm is expected over the northern agricultural area, Eastern Eyre Peninsula and the West Coast district. Further north, over the remainder of the Pastoral and Flinders districts the rain band will result in falls of 2 to 10 mm, increasing to 10 to 30 mm over areas northwest of about Tarcoola to Moomba.

Saturday until Monday

Fine on Saturday, then a slight to medium chance of showers over the agricultural area on Sunday and Monday associated with a front. The slight chance of showers also near the eastern border on Sunday.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:30 am CST Tuesday.

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