Climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns that affect the oceans, land surfaces and ice sheets. This can occur over decades or longer.

South Australia’s climate is highly variable but a strong warming trend has been observed since the 1970s.

How climate change is affecting South Australia


Related information

Other websites

Climate change in South Australia – Department of Environment and Water

Climate change data – Bureau of Meteorology


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