Adelaide in July 2016: wet and windy with warmer than average nights

Rainfall was above average across the Adelaide region in July, with particularly heavy rain occurring in the first week. Daytime temperatures were generally cooler than average throughout the month, though a warm spell in the third week saw daily maximum temperatures up to 7 degrees above average. Nights were generally warmer than average, especially in the second half of the month.

Heavy rain days and squally cold fronts

  • A vigorous southerly airstream on the 5th in the wake of a strong low pressure system, brought highest July daily rainfall totals on record for several locations
  • Further rain and cold outbreaks later in the month resulted in some sites having their highest total rainfall for July in at least 20 years and it was the wettest July on record at Burnside
  • Adelaide (Kent Town) recorded 20 days with rain and a monthly total of 112.0 mm, about a third of which (37.6 mm) was recorded in the 24 hour period to 9am on the 5th
  • Adelaide's wettest month since July 2013, and seventh wettest July recorded at the Kent Town site

Cool days, mild nights

  • A squally cold front resulted in Mount Crawford reporting its lowest maximum temperature in more than 20 years
  • A warm northwest airstream brought warmer days in the third week on July
  • Adelaide recorded it's warmest July day in 14 years on the 21st, while Mount Crawford observed it's warmest July day in more than 20 years

Strong winds, hail and snow flurries

  • July was unusually windy, with winds typically about 30% above average over the month
  • Cold fronts produced damaging winds on several occasions with record wind gusts for July
  • The strongest for the month in the Adelaide region was a gust of 120 km/h at Mount Crawford on the 12th
  • Sleet and snow flurries were also observed at Mount Lofty

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Extremes in July 2016
Hottest day 22.9 °C at Parafield Airport on the 21st
Warmest days on average 15.3 °C at Adelaide (Kent Town)
Coolest days on average 9.3 °C at Mount Lofty
Coldest day 4.6 °C at Mount Lofty on the 12th
Coldest night -0.2 °C at Parafield Airport on the 16th
Coolest nights on average 5.0 °C at Mount Lofty
Warmest nights on average 9.0 °C at Noarlunga
Warmest night 14.0 °C at Adelaide (Kent Town) on the 22nd
14.0 °C at Adelaide Airport on the 22nd
Warmest on average overall 11.8 °C at Noarlunga
Coolest on average overall 7.2 °C at Mount Lofty
Wettest overall 252.2 mm at Uraidla
Wettest day 62.6 mm at Happy Valley Reservoir on the 5th
Strongest wind gust 120 km/h at Mount Crawford AWS on the 12th

Record highest July daily rainfall
New record
(mm)
Old
record
Years of
record
Mallala 38.8 on the 5th 31.8 on the 6th in 1891 133
Uraidla 61.8 on the 5th 61.7 on the 14th in 1955 126
Happy Valley Reservoir 62.6 on the 5th 56.4 on the 8th in 1993 125
Adelaide (Morphett Vale) 56.0 on the 5th 40.0 on the 31st in 1975 112
Owen 40.0 on the 5th 37.4 on the 8th in 1993 91
Adelaide (Brighton) 43.2 on the 5th 36.3 on the 14th in 1941 73
Adelaide (Kent Town) 37.6 on the 5th 32.8 on the 8th in 1993 40
Adelaide (Hope Valley Reservoir) 41.2 on the 5th 36.2 on the 28th in 1998 38
Blackwood (Wittunga) 50.8 on the 5th 48.9 on the 4th in 1986 38
Burnside 55.6 on the 5th 33.5 on the 21st in 1920 38
McLaren Vale (Pirramimma Winery) 46.4 on the 5th 28.0 on the 28th in 1998 23



Record highest July total rainfall
New record
(mm)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
July
Burnside 139.6 129.8 in 2013 38 79.8

Highest July total rainfall for at least 20 years
Observed
(mm)
Most recent
higher
Average for
July
Adelaide (Morphett Vale) 156.4 161.2 in 1890* 76.3
Mallala 92.0 106.9 in 1951 45.7
Owen 107.2 118.7 in 1951* 51.2
Woodside 218.0 301.5 in 1964* 118.1
Adelaide (Brighton) 126.8 136.5 in 1951* 64.9
Happy Valley Reservoir 161.8 170.0 in 1995 86.6
Heathfield Works Depot 241.1 306.4 in 1995 158.3
Mount Bold Reservoir 206.2 239.6 in 1995 116.8
Blackwood (Wittunga) 151.0 172.4 in 1995* 109.1
Nairne 172.0 212.0 in 1995* 93.5

* note: there are gaps in the historical record at this site, so it is possible a higher value has gone unreported.




Record highest July temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
July
Mount Crawford AWS 18.7 on the 21st 18.6 on the 27th in 2002 23 10.9



Record lowest July daily maximum temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
July
Mount Crawford AWS 5.5 on the 12th 5.7 on the 14th in 2006 23 10.9



Summary statistics for July 2016
Maximum temperatures
(°C)
Minimum temperatures
(°C)
Rainfall
(millimetres)
Mean for
July
2016
Diff
from
average
Highest for
July
2016
Mean for
July
2016
Diff
from
average
Lowest for
July
2016
Total for
July
2016
Average
for
July
Rank of
July
2016
Fraction of
July
average
Adelaide (Kent Town) 15.3 0.0 22.7 21st 8.1 +0.6 2.0 16th 112.0 77.4 high 145%
Adelaide Airport 15.1 +0.2 22.8 21st 8.4 +1.4 2.4 16th 91.2 59.9 high 152%
Edinburgh RAAF 15.1 -0.2 22.7 21st 6.9 +0.9 1.8 16th 78.8 54.1 high 146%
Kuitpo Forest Reserve 12.1 -0.2 20.1 21st 6.9 +0.3 2.4 13th 208.8 112.8 v high 185%
Mount Barker 13.8 +0.9 21.2 21st 6.1 +1.6 0.5 16th 184.0 107.5 v high 171%
Mount Crawford AWS 10.7 -0.2 18.7 21st 5.8 0.0 1.1 13th 126.2 97.2 high 130%
Mount Lofty 9.3 +0.7 16.9 21st 5.0 +0.1 0.6 5th 208.8
Noarlunga 14.5 -0.3 21.9 21st 9.0 +0.4 4.0 17th 118.4 65.9 v high 180%
Parafield Airport 15.2 +0.1 22.9 21st 7.0 +0.7 -0.2 16th 96.8 59.4 v high 163%

Daily maximum temperatures for July 2016
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Adelaide (Kent Town)14.215.715.811.514.014.514.714.414.415.915.811.013.813.714.316.116.919.920.218.522.715.713.913.112.711.814.114.216.117.416.8
Adelaide Airport14.115.515.312.113.713.713.814.314.616.315.411.714.014.114.115.616.318.418.018.722.815.713.313.013.312.813.913.615.016.717.1
Edinburgh RAAF14.215.715.511.814.114.513.714.913.816.115.710.813.613.613.715.816.419.319.618.522.714.713.512.713.912.314.014.315.916.616.7
Kuitpo Forest Reserve12.011.712.68.710.310.811.212.313.313.711.97.010.410.010.814.214.115.514.515.420.112.010.49.59.69.011.110.312.315.315.8
Mount Barker12.913.415.611.011.712.212.613.913.213.112.78.512.111.014.015.916.918.316.015.321.214.013.310.511.310.213.113.115.615.818.6
Mount Crawford AWS9.310.011.17.29.312.09.510.89.811.010.85.59.78.29.212.113.715.214.713.718.710.49.77.38.77.79.78.611.613.113.3
Mount Lofty8.38.69.56.47.59.08.19.39.49.78.64.67.57.08.311.611.613.714.412.816.99.37.76.07.87.07.77.210.011.211.4
Noarlunga14.515.014.611.913.614.214.113.714.515.515.210.613.413.112.914.614.817.317.717.921.915.213.112.412.812.313.813.114.515.916.6
Parafield Airport14.315.716.111.713.815.213.515.014.316.215.711.013.813.813.816.116.519.520.017.822.914.613.813.213.612.314.314.315.916.516.7
Values are the maximum temperature, usually in the 24 hours from 9 am on the day indicated,
and typically occurred in the afternoon of that day.
Temperatures coloured according to their difference
from the long-term average for the period
-10.0 -9.0 -8.0 -7.0 -6.0 -5.0 -4.0 -3.0 -2.0 -1.0 0.0 +1.0 +2.0 +3.0 +4.0 +5.0 +6.0 +7.0 +8.0 +9.0 +10.0 °C Grey outline marks highest
and lowest for the period

Daily minimum temperatures for July 2016
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Adelaide (Kent Town)6.19.110.29.66.26.25.43.14.710.710.48.06.46.07.32.02.88.88.711.413.014.09.26.27.48.19.110.49.79.212.0
Adelaide Airport7.210.110.19.77.07.44.63.25.110.311.37.86.46.18.32.44.98.67.811.812.114.09.96.57.29.210.911.09.99.09.6
Edinburgh RAAF5.58.68.88.66.64.85.42.43.810.69.28.54.73.53.91.82.36.25.710.512.013.47.94.76.84.78.07.97.38.210.1
Kuitpo Forest Reserve6.78.78.27.84.47.76.05.05.27.87.94.72.45.86.73.84.38.89.510.410.911.35.65.04.95.46.67.77.37.89.3
Mount Barker5.07.97.67.34.66.14.30.62.67.07.84.93.44.76.20.53.210.96.910.010.911.55.54.13.95.26.87.87.86.58.4
Mount Crawford AWS4.96.76.16.61.86.05.55.34.46.96.24.21.14.14.35.45.38.78.68.99.79.95.04.04.23.74.16.65.66.58.6
Mount Lofty6.65.55.30.65.73.53.44.56.45.01.40.84.03.64.06.57.48.38.99.89.23.93.12.23.23.95.45.35.87.9
Noarlunga8.410.910.29.66.88.47.35.36.710.811.67.46.37.89.35.64.09.610.812.812.713.68.87.67.67.910.210.49.510.310.3
Parafield Airport4.99.48.77.66.44.14.01.13.610.89.77.65.73.95.4-0.24.55.05.811.011.813.97.85.97.86.28.89.17.48.09.8
Values are the minimum temperature, usually in the 24 hours to 9 am on the day indicated,
and typically occurred that morning.
Temperatures coloured according to their difference
from the long-term average for the period
-10.0 -9.0 -8.0 -7.0 -6.0 -5.0 -4.0 -3.0 -2.0 -1.0 0.0 +1.0 +2.0 +3.0 +4.0 +5.0 +6.0 +7.0 +8.0 +9.0 +10.0 °C Grey outline marks highest
and lowest for the period

Daily rainfall for July 2016
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Adelaide (Brighton) 4.0 0.6 - - 43.2 4.2 - - - 8.8 - 6.6 5.4 2.6 - - - - - 3.6 - 0.6 6.2 1.4 15.4 7.6 10.0 - 0.6 - 6.0
Adelaide (Hope Valley Reservoir) - 1.6 - - 41.2 - - - - 5.0 2.0 - - 0.8 - - - - - 2.8 0.2 1.4 10.6 0.8 10.6 3.6 9.4 0.2 - - 3.6
Adelaide (Kent Town) 2.6 1.4 - 0.2 37.6 2.4 1.6 - - 6.6 1.4 6.0 7.0 0.6 0.2 - - - - 5.0 - 0.6 4.2 - 11.4 8.8 10.4 0.2 - - 3.8
Adelaide (Keswick) 3.4 0.4 - - 43.2 2.2 0.8 - - 7.4 0.8 4.0 3.8 0.2 0.2 - - - - 3.2 - 0.4 2.2 1.6 10.2 9.2 11.4 - - - 3.4
Adelaide (Morphett Vale) 7.0


56.0 5.0


10.0
6.4 7.0




21.0

8.0 14.0 8.0 6.0 1.0 4.0
3.0
Adelaide (Salisbury Bowling Club) 8.0


29.0





5.0 12.0










14.0 9.0




Adelaide (Seaton)



30.8
3.0

8.8
4.8 8.0





2.2

3.0 4.0
10.2 8.6


3.2
Adelaide Airport 3.0 0.4 - - 32.2 0.8 3.0 0.2 - 7.0 - 2.8 4.2 - - 0.2 - - - 0.8 - 0.2 3.4 0.6 7.6 8.2 13.4 - 0.2 - 3.0
Ashton 6.4 6.2 2.2 2.6 46.6 9.0 4.2 0.2 0.2 7.4 3.2 18.4 4.8 1.4 0.8 0.2 - - - 9.4 0.2 1.8 8.0 0.8 19.4 25.2 28.8 0.6 1.0 - 5.2
Ashton Co-op 5.4 - 9.2 50.0 10.8 5.2 - - 10.4 12.4 2.8 3.2 - - - - - 6.6 - 1.6 - 21.6 22.6 24.6 0.8 1.2

Athelstone (Black Hill) 3.4 1.8 - 1.2 37.4 7.2 4.0 - 0.2 5.2 2.4 8.2 7.4 2.0 0.2 - - - - 3.6 - 1.6 9.2 0.4 11.4 6.4 12.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 3.6
Balhannah (Killara Park) 3.2 1.0 - 0.2 40.6 11.4 3.8 0.2 - 5.8 0.8 18.8 9.4 0.8 0.8 - 0.2 - - 12.0 - 2.2 10.2 1.6 38.0 15.6 21.2 0.2 - - 2.0
Beaumont 2.8 1.0 0.2 0.4 46.6 4.2 0.4 0.2 - 6.8 1.4 4.0 1.6 0.4 0.6 - - - - 6.4 0.2 0.4 3.4 0.8 9.2 11.8 14.2 0.2 0.4 - 4.2
Belair 4.4 5.0 - 1.0 50.8 6.4 1.6 - - 5.0 0.8 6.2 3.2 1.8 0.8 0.2 - - - 3.6 - 0.6 7.8 0.6 21.6 11.6 14.0 1.4 1.2 - 4.6
Belair (St Johns) 4.0 3.6 0.2 0.4 54.8 6.8 1.6 - 0.2 8.6 1.0 4.6 4.2 0.6 1.6 0.2 - - - 3.4 - - 5.4 0.8 17.0 8.8 11.6 0.6 0.8 0.2 4.8
Bellevue Heights 4.0 2.2 - 0.2 48.8 5.8 1.4 - - 5.6 0.2 4.6 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.2 - - - 2.6 0.4 0.6 5.2 0.6 19.4 6.0 9.8 0.4 0.4 0.2 3.6
Birdwood (McVittie's Hill) 2.6 2.2 1.6 0.4 18.8 5.2 1.2 - - 6.4 2.0 17.8 11.4 0.2 - - - - - 0.4 0.2 4.2 15.8 0.8 17.6 4.6 14.4 0.2 0.2 - 2.0
Blackwood (Wittunga) 3.8 2.8 0.2 0.4 50.8 5.8 2.0 0.2
7.6 1.0 5.2 3.6 1.2 1.4 0.2


1.6
0.6 7.6 2.2 24.0 21.4 1.0 1.4
5.0
Brownhill Creek (Scotch College) 3.6 2.0 - - 55.6 5.0 1.4 - - 6.6 0.6 5.2 2.8 0.2 0.4 - - - - 5.4 - 0.4 5.8 0.2 10.8 7.8 9.0 0.4 0.4 - 4.0
Burnside 5.0 1.4 - 0.2 55.6 3.8 1.4 - - 6.4 1.2 5.2 2.6 0.6 0.8 0.2 - - - 4.2 - 0.6 4.0 1.2 12.2 13.8 14.6 - 0.4 - 4.2
Charleston 2.0 1.8 0.6 1.0 25.6 10.4 2.0 - - 5.2 1.4 20.8 4.8 - 0.2 0.2 - - - 2.4 4.4 2.2 15.8 0.4 29.4 15.2 23.2 - - - 2.2
Crafers West 6.0 5.4 1.4 1.2 52.8 14.4 4.0 - - 6.6 1.6 10.0 3.4 1.6 1.0 0.2 - - - 5.0 0.2 1.4 13.0 0.6 26.8 18.6 20.2 1.2 0.8 0.2 4.6
Cudlee Creek (Millbrook Reservoir) - 3.2 - - 32.2 5.2 - - - 6.2 3.8 - - 1.0 - - - 0.2 - 0.8 0.2 2.0 22.0 0.2 21.6 9.0 18.4 0.2 0.4 0.2 6.2
Cudlee Creek (O'Deas Road) 3.6 2.0 0.4 1.0 23.0 4.0 2.2 - - 4.8 2.0 13.4 12.8 0.6 - - - - - 1.0 2.4 2.0 25.8 0.4 20.0 8.8 16.0 - - - 4.0
Eden Valley (Mt Adam) 3.8 1.4 0.4 0.4 19.0






8.2 0.4
- -





1.0 1.2 - -



Edinburgh RAAF 2.8 0.6 - 0.2 29.6 1.0 1.4 - - 7.0 - 3.2 6.0 - 0.2 - - -
- - 0.4 7.8 1.0 5.8 5.0 4.6 - 0.2 - 2.0
Felixstow (Payneham) 2.4 0.8 - 0.2 34.4 2.0 1.0 0.2 - 5.0 1.0 11.4 5.2 0.6 0.2 - - - - 2.8 - 0.2 4.4 0.2 8.4 4.2 10.0 - 0.2 - 3.0
Gawler 5.8 0.2 - 0.2 17.4 0.6 1.2 - - 7.6 0.2 4.8 3.8 - - - - - - - - 0.2 3.4 0.2 4.0 3.6 10.0 - 1.0 - 2.4
Gawler Council Depot


1.0 19.4 0.8 2.0



7.0 5.2











6.4

1.2

Greenacres 2.4 1.2 - 0.4 37.0 1.4 5.2 - - 4.6 1.0 6.0 6.8 0.4 - - - - - 5.0 - 0.8 6.2 0.6 6.8 3.4 8.6 - 0.2 0.2 2.6
Hahndorf 5.0 1.7 0.7 0.4 43.7 10.8 5.8 0.2 0.1 7.3 1.2 20.3 9.2 0.9 0.9 0.1 0.1 - - 9.0 1.4 1.6 12.4 1.4 43.8 19.6 29.6 0.2 - - 3.1
Happy Valley Reservoir 4.2 1.6 0.8
62.6 5.4 3.0 0.2
8.8 0.6 3.8 3.2 1.2 2.4



11.2 1.0 0.8 5.4 0.8 22.4 7.2 8.6 0.6 1.4
4.6
Heathfield Works Depot 5.0 11.0 53.0 19.4 4.5 - 11.2 13.4 6.0 2.0 2.6 - - - - 5.6 0.4 1.0 56.0 19.6 27.6 2.0 0.8

Ironstone Road 5.8 2.0 0.2 0.6 18.0 3.4 0.6 - 0.2 7.0 3.2 17.8 13.6 0.6 0.6 0.2 - - 0.2 0.2 - 2.6 21.8 1.2 15.4 13.8 27.0 0.4 0.6 - 3.2
Kangarilla (Saddlebags) 6.8 2.2 2.0 0.6 60.4 10.4 6.0 0.4 - 6.6 1.0 10.6 2.8 1.4 - - 0.2 - - 19.4 2.4 1.4 4.4 3.4 23.6 16.0 14.4 1.2 0.6 0.2 4.0
Kersbrook 5.4 1.4 0.2 0.8 21.4 2.4 0.4 - 0.2 6.0 3.6 9.4 16.8 0.8 0.2 - 0.4 - - 1.8 0.8 2.2 20.0 0.8 17.6 12.6 23.2 0.2 0.4 - 4.2
Kilburn 2.6 0.4 - 0.4 31.0 1.2 2.0 - - 6.0 1.2 5.6 10.4 0.2 - - - - - 3.2 - 0.4 9.0 0.2 6.6 1.6 7.8 0.2 0.2 - 2.8
Kuitpo Forest Reserve 6.0 2.0 1.6 0.2 55.4 9.0 6.2 - 0.2 7.0 0.8 13.8 8.2 2.2 2.2 - - - - 26.6 0.2 1.2 4.4 3.6 23.2 16.6 13.2 0.8 1.8 - 2.4
Leawood Gardens (Eagle on The Hill) 4.8 3.0 0.2 0.6 55.6 6.8 1.8 - - 8.6 1.8 6.8 3.4 0.6 0.8 0.2 - - - 5.0 - 1.6 6.8 0.8 14.8 15.6 15.8 0.6 0.8 0.2 4.8
Lenswood Research Centre 5.0 11.0 51.0 0.2 10.0 34.2 1.8 - - - 10.8 2.6 49.2 68.6 0.2

Lobethal 9.6 29.8 7.5 2.8
31.8 6.5 0.3 0.4 2.7 1.5 2.4 50.0 16.1 25.0



Lobethal 2.8 3.0 1.2 1.6 27.4 6.8 3.8 - - 6.6 2.8 24.4 7.2 0.4 0.4 - 0.2 - - 7.4 1.0 2.6 16.0 1.0 35.8 19.6 26.6 - - - 3.8
Lobethal (Maidment Road) 3.4 4.0 2.4 0.6 26.2 6.4 0.6 - 0.2 5.4 2.0 19.8 11.0 1.0 0.8 0.2 0.2 - - 1.4 2.2 3.2 22.8 0.8 26.2 13.6 22.4 - - 0.4 3.4
Long Ridge (Greenhill) 3.0 2.0 - 0.2 51.0 6.2 1.6 - - 4.4 0.8 3.4 2.4 0.4 1.0 - - - - 5.8 - 0.2 4.0 1.2 8.2 12.4 12.8 0.2 - 0.2 2.8
Mallala


1.6

9.0 8.4 3.2








16.6 2.8 11.6



McLaren Vale (Pirramimma Winery) 3.4 7.0 46.4 4.4 1.8 - 6.6 3.6 3.2 1.2 0.8 0.3 - 11.6 - 0.8 15.2 9.0 8.4 0.8 0.4

Melrose Park 2.4 0.6 - - 44.2 3.0 0.4 - 0.2 5.4 0.4 3.2 2.2 0.4 - - - - - 0.8 - 0.2 4.2 0.8 8.6 8.4 7.6 0.2 0.6 - 3.2
Mitchell Park (Marion) 2.6 0.4 - - 46.4 2.8 1.8 - - 6.2 - 4.6 4.4 0.2 2.0 0.2 - - - 2.0 - 0.6 6.0 0.8 8.4 3.8 6.0 - 0.4 - 3.4
Montacute - - - - - - - - 0.2 5.6 2.2 10.6 6.4 1.6 0.2 0.2 - - - 6.2 0.2 1.4 8.2 0.2 13.0 10.0 16.2 - - - 3.8
Morphettville 2.0 0.2 - - 40.6 1.6 3.2 - - 5.8 - 2.0 1.4 - - - - - - 0.4 0.2 - 2.8 0.8 7.8 6.4 5.2 - 0.2 - 2.8
Mount Barker 2.0 1.4 0.2 - 40.8 11.0 5.6 0.2 - 5.4 0.6 19.6 9.2 1.0 0.2 - - - - 7.6 1.2 2.4 15.4 2.4 23.6 16.6 15.2 0.6 - - 1.8
Mount Bold Reservoir 5.8 2.4 1.2
56.8 11.0 5.2

6.8 1.2 9.6 5.2 0.6 1.2



18.4 4.0 1.6 4.6 4.0 25.8 18.8 15.6 1.2 0.8
4.4
Mount Crawford AWS 3.0 2.2 0.2 - 15.0 4.4 1.0 0.2 - 6.8 2.8 12.2 11.2 - 0.4 - - - - - 0.2 1.2 20.2 0.6 12.6 10.8 17.2 - 1.2 - 2.8
Mount Lofty
5.8 2.6 1.8 55.2 18.4 5.4 0.2 - 10.2 3.2 9.8 3.2 1.4 1.2 - - - - 8.4 0.2 1.6 8.2 1.0 21.8 20.4 21.0 1.2 1.0 - 5.6
Mt Bold (Scott Creek) 5.8 2.6 1.6 0.8 50.6 8.2 4.0 0.2 - 7.0 1.2 9.8 5.8 1.2 0.2 - - 0.2 - 12.0 0.6 1.2 6.4 3.8 22.0 18.8 15.0 1.4 0.6 - 4.4
Mylor (Biggs Flat) 2.6 2.0 - 0.6 43.2 9.4 3.0 0.2 - 7.2 1.2 16.4 7.0 0.8 0.2 - - - - 6.0 1.2 1.6 10.6 2.6 26.8 18.4 18.6 0.4 - - 3.4
Nairne 1.6 0.8 - - 34.4 13.2 4.0 0.2 - 5.4 14.0 7.4 0.4 - - - - - 13.6 5.0 4.2 12.0 26.8 12.4 16.4 0.2 - -
Noarlunga 4.4 0.6 0.6 2.0 43.6 2.0 1.4 - 0.2 6.2 - 4.8 5.4 1.0 - - - -
12.2 - 0.8 3.0 2.4 11.8 7.8 4.8 0.2 0.6 - 2.6
North Adelaide 2.5 0.8 37.0 2.0 1.6 - 8.0 4.2 5.4 0.1 - - - - - 3.8 0.2 0.4 8.0 5.6 6.2 8.6 0.2 0.4

Owen 2.8


40.0 6.4

9.0 9.6 5.6







2.6

11.2 10.0 10.0



Parafield Airport 5.8 0.8 - 0.4 26.4 1.0 2.6 - - 6.0 0.6 4.8 12.2
- - - - - - - 0.6 9.0 - 5.8 3.4 14.4 0.4 - - 2.6
Piccadilly (Woodhouse) 8.6 6.6 3.4 2.6 54.0 - 3.8 - - 8.4 3.0 15.0 6.6 1.4 - - - - - 6.2 - 1.2 11.6 1.8 42.4 28.0 29.2 1.2 0.8 - 6.2
Regency Park 2.4 0.6 - 0.4 23.6 1.0 4.0 - - 6.4 0.8 6.8 8.6 0.2 0.2 - - - - 1.8 - 0.4 6.0 0.4 5.6 2.0 8.0 0.4 0.2 - 2.4
Sellicks Beach
2.6

49.8 5.4 3.4

8.4

6.6 5.0 0.6



3.2
0.6 1.6


10.0 2.4

2.2
Uraidla 6.2 6.6 2.2 3.0 61.8 13.8 5.8

8.6 3.4 15.0 5.2
2.8



8.8 1.4 8.2 1.4 28.0 30.0 31.2 1.8 1.0
6.0
Uraidla (Sutton Creek) 4.8 4.2 2.4 2.4 46.8 10.2 4.4 0.2 - 8.2 3.0 12.2 3.2 0.6 0.8 0.2 - - - 5.0 - 1.2 10.4 1.2 24.8 22.2 29.2 - 0.2 - 6.4
Verdun 4.8 1.8 0.6 0.6 41.8 10.4 3.8 - 0.2 6.6 1.6 20.2 8.2 1.0 0.4 - 0.2 - - 8.8 0.2 1.0 16.0 1.6 44.0 18.6 26.6 0.2 0.2 - 3.8
Williamstown 7.8 2.4 - 0.2 15.4 2.0 1.4 - - 10.2 2.0 8.2 9.4 0.4 0.8 - - - - - - 2.2 12.0 29.0 0.6 1.2 - 4.0
Williamstown (South Para Reservoir) 3.4 1.8 0.2
16.6 1.6 1.2 0.2 0.2 9.4 2.6 7.2 10.2 0.2 1.0




0.2 1.0 9.0 0.6 8.0 9.4 15.0
1.2
4.0
Willunga 8.2 9.8 55.6 7.2 3.4 - 8.0 5.4 3.8 2.8 1.0 - - - - 8.4 - 3.6 21.0 8.2 9.0 1.4 0.8

Woodside 4.2 3.8 34.8 9.6

10.6 31.8
0.6 1.0



17.0
1.6 54.0 18.8 30.2



Woodside (Wicks Estate) 3.8 0.8 0.2 1.0 29.6 8.4 1.8 0.2 - 8.0 1.4 31.2 5.6 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.2 - - 11.2 0.2 2.8 12.0 1.8 32.6 16.2 23.8 - - - 3.0
Most values are the precipitation in the 24 hours to 9 am on the day indicated. Days marked with → are part of a longer accumulation, which is shown on the final day.
Values over 100 mm have been rounded to the nearest whole millimetre.
Days marked with - have a rainfall report of zero; days left blank have no rainfall report (which often indicates no rain fell).
Rainfalls coloured
according to the amount
0 1.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 25.0 50.0 100 150 200 300 400 600 millimetres

Notes

The Monthly climate summary lists the main features of the weather in Adelaide using the most timely and accurate information available on the date of publication; it will generally not be updated. Later information, including data that has had greater opportunity for quality control, will be presented in the Monthly Weather Review.

A climate summary is generally published on the first working day of each month.

This statement has been prepared based on information available at 1 pm on Monday 1 August 2016. Some checks have been made on the data, but it is possible that results will change as new information becomes available.

Averages for individual sites are long-term means based on observations from all available years of record, which vary widely from site to site. They are not shown for sites with less than 10 years of record, as they cannot then be calculated reliably.
The median is sometimes more representative than the mean of long-term average rain.

The Rank indicates how rainfall this time compares with the climate record for the site, based on the decile ranking (very low rainfall is in decile 1, low in decile 2 or 3, average in decile 4 to 7, high in decile 8 or 9 and very high is in decile 10).
The Fraction of average shows how much rain has fallen this time as a percentage of the long-term mean.

The ACORN-SAT dataset is used for temperature area averages.

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