Greater Adelaide in July 2019: warmer than average

Rainfall in July was below average at sites across Adelaide and the Hills, including a couple of sites that had their driest July since 1997. Both daytime and night-time temperatures were warmer than average, contributing to all sites across Adelaide and the Hills having a warmer than average year-to-date.

Drier than average

  • Rainfall in July was below average in Adelaide and the Hills after two months of wetter than average conditions in May and June
  • Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira) had 14 raindays during the month, two fewer than average for July
  • Rainfall totals for July ranged from 41% of average at Edinburgh RAAF to 77% of average at Kuitpo Forest Reserve
  • Edinburgh RAAF and Happy Valley Reservoir had their lowest total July rainfall since 1997
  • Year-to-date rainfall has been below average at all sites across Adelaide and the Hills

Warmer than average days and nights

  • All sites across Adelaide and the Hills had warmer than average mean maximum temperatures for July, despite a cooler than average week in the middle of the month and a cold day on the 31st
  • The warmest day was on the 6th, as northerly winds ahead of an approaching cold front saw maximum temperatures above 20 °C recorded at most sites around the city
  • Mean maximum temperatures ranged from 0.6 °C warmer than average at Mount Crawford to 1.7 °C warmer than average at Mount Barker
  • Night-time temperatures were warmer than average at all sites across Adelaide and the Hills, despite a few cold nights and most sites had temperatures that dipped below 5 °C at least once during the month
  • Mean minimum temperatures ranged from 0.3 °C warmer than average at Rosedale to 2.6 °C warmer than average at Mount Barker
  • On the 6th, Kuitpo Forest Reserve had its highest July temperature on record and Adelaide (Kent Town) had its warmest July night on record
  • A few sites had their highest July mean daily minimum temperature on record, including at West Terrace / ngayirdapira (equalled its previous record), and Mount Barker had its highest July mean daily minimum temperature since installation of a Stevenson screen
  • Some sites had either their highest July mean temperature on record or their highest July mean temperature for at least 20 years
  • For the year-to-date, all sites across Adelaide and the Hills have had a warmer than average January to July period

Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira)

  • Total rainfall for Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira) was 39.8 mm, which is 60% of the long-term average of 66.3 mm
  • The mean daily maximum temperature for Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira) was 16.1 °C, which is 1.2 °C above the long-term average of 14.9 °C. The warmest day was 21.7 °C on the 6th, and the coolest day was on the 31st when the temperature reached 12.6 °C
  • The mean daily minimum temperature for Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira) was 9.4 °C, which is 1.9 °C above the long-term average of 7.5 °C. The coldest morning was 4.6 °C on the 30th, and the warmest morning was on the 6th when the minimum temperature was 15.5 °C

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Extremes in July 2019
Hottest day 21.9 °C at Adelaide Airport on the 6th
Warmest days on average 16.4 °C at Adelaide (Kent Town)
Coolest days on average 10.4 °C at Mount Lofty
Coldest day 7.4 °C at Mount Lofty on the 14th
Coldest night 0.7 °C at Rosedale (Turretfield Research Centre) on the 31st
Coolest nights on average 5.8 °C at Mount Lofty
Warmest nights on average 9.7 °C at Noarlunga
Warmest night 16.0 °C at Adelaide (Kent Town) on the 6th
Warmest on average overall 12.8 °C at Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira)
Coolest on average overall 8.1 °C at Mount Lofty
Wettest overall 133.8 mm at Ashton
Driest overall 22.0 mm at Edinburgh RAAF
Wettest day 25.2 mm at Macclesfield on the 11th
Strongest wind gust 113 km/h at Mount Crawford AWS on the 23rd


Lowest July total rainfall for at least 20 years
Observed
(mm)
Most recent
lower
Average for
July
Edinburgh RAAF 22.0 13.8 in 1997 53.2
Happy Valley Reservoir 49.4 37.2 in 1997 86.6

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




Record highest July temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
July
Kuitpo Forest Reserve 20.4 on the 6th 20.1 on the 21st in 2016 22 12.4



Record highest July daily minimum temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
July
Adelaide (Kent Town) 16.0 on the 6th 15.5 on the 1st in 2011 43 7.6



Record highest July mean daily minimum temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
July
Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira) 9.4 = 9.4 in 1975 94 7.5
Adelaide Airport 9.0 8.8 in 2013 64 7.1
Kuitpo Forest Reserve 7.9 7.7 in 2013 21 6.7

Highest July mean daily minimum temperature for at least 20 years
Observed
(°C)
Most recent
higher
Average for
July
Mount Barker 7.2 7.4 in 1862* 4.6

* note: there are gaps in the historical record at this site, so it is possible a higher value has gone unreported. A Stevenson screen was installed at Mount Barker around 1892 and the site was moved in 1997.




Record highest July mean temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
July
Adelaide (Kent Town) 12.7 = 12.7 in 2013 42 11.5
Kuitpo Forest Reserve 10.5 10.4 in 1999 21 9.5

Highest July mean temperature for at least 20 years
Observed
(°C)
Most recent
higher
Average for
July
Mount Barker 10.9 11.0 in 1867* 8.7
Adelaide Airport 12.6 12.8 in 1975 11.0

* note: there are gaps in the historical record at this site, so it is possible a higher value has gone unreported. A Stevenson screen was installed at Mount Barker around 1892 and the site was moved in 1997.




Summary statistics for July 2019
Maximum temperatures
(°C)
Minimum temperatures
(°C)
Rainfall
(millimetres)
Mean for
July
2019
Diff
from
average
Highest for
July
2019
Mean for
July
2019
Diff
from
average
Lowest for
July
2019
Total for
July
2019
Average
for
July
Rank of
July
2019
Fraction of
July
average
Adelaide (Kent Town) 16.4 +1.1 21.8 6th 8.9 +1.3 5.4 30th 39.2 76.6 low 51%
Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira) 16.1 +1.2 21.7 6th 9.4 +1.9 4.6 30th 39.8 66.3 low 60%
Adelaide Airport 16.1 +1.1 21.9 6th 9.0 +1.9 4.4 30th 33.8 59.6 low 57%
Edinburgh RAAF 16.0 +0.7 20.8 6th 7.5 +1.4 2.4 30th 22.0 53.2 v low 41%
Kuitpo Forest Reserve 13.1 +0.7 20.4 6th 7.9 +1.2 4.1 13th 86.2 111.5 low 77%
Mount Barker 14.6 +1.7 20.3 6th 7.2 +2.6 4.2 14th 80.0 107.4 low 74%
Mount Crawford AWS 11.6 +0.6 17.0 6th 6.6 +0.7 3.6 31st 71.2 96.4 average 74%
Mount Lofty 10.4 +1.7 16.3 5th 5.8 +0.8 2.4 31st 107.2 163.5 low 66%
Noarlunga 15.6 +0.8 21.8 6th 9.7 +1.0 6.1 30th 41.6 64.1 low 65%
Parafield Airport 16.3 +1.1 21.5 6th 7.3 +1.0 1.9 30th 34.8 59.0 low 59%
Rosedale (Turretfield Research Centre) 15.6 +0.8 21.5 6th 5.9 +0.3 0.7 31st 45.2 59.3 average 76%

Daily maximum temperatures for July 2019
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Adelaide (Kent Town)14.815.616.516.921.521.817.015.716.816.715.614.213.413.413.714.614.515.018.520.216.719.216.015.817.916.615.919.316.915.412.9
Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira)14.515.317.716.521.321.716.315.316.216.616.014.013.213.513.713.214.414.717.919.615.918.415.716.016.816.115.519.316.614.812.6
Adelaide Airport14.315.616.716.221.421.915.915.316.216.516.114.813.413.614.113.214.214.618.020.115.918.515.815.516.815.315.519.316.513.913.0
Edinburgh RAAF14.215.617.115.620.120.816.015.216.417.315.614.713.714.213.513.814.014.217.619.115.918.815.915.517.116.115.317.716.215.612.6
Kuitpo Forest Reserve11.613.312.613.320.120.413.813.213.512.512.110.710.510.610.811.210.610.915.417.512.614.611.712.314.211.912.218.013.012.110.0
Mount Barker13.216.014.514.119.820.315.216.515.014.212.811.812.011.413.315.011.811.816.418.515.016.313.314.415.413.414.818.914.812.011.2
Mount Crawford AWS9.711.912.112.416.617.012.210.812.212.410.19.69.48.610.110.68.29.113.915.511.614.010.910.412.413.611.015.512.09.67.5
Mount Lofty8.210.410.913.116.316.110.69.710.49.69.58.37.77.48.68.98.17.612.214.19.411.88.89.210.611.611.314.411.59.87.5
Noarlunga15.915.915.521.321.815.915.214.914.915.713.913.513.413.613.613.713.716.819.415.516.015.015.415.716.414.718.915.714.313.0
Parafield Airport14.715.817.016.020.621.516.416.116.817.016.414.713.613.914.113.914.314.917.919.615.918.916.116.017.417.015.618.517.215.213.0
Rosedale (Turretfield Research Centre)14.016.016.615.019.521.515.714.616.717.215.014.512.913.012.514.012.113.518.219.415.418.015.515.517.015.514.917.016.014.211.2
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 2019
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Adelaide (Kent Town)7.27.77.37.87.116.012.77.45.68.110.312.28.16.010.011.010.410.25.99.48.68.210.48.89.511.96.87.111.25.47.8
Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira)8.28.27.77.46.515.512.48.67.28.010.612.38.19.09.911.110.710.47.810.59.39.310.88.910.712.37.29.010.94.68.4
Adelaide Airport7.36.56.45.04.714.913.07.35.87.511.212.79.310.010.711.211.211.26.910.611.48.611.17.79.411.86.96.610.74.48.4
Edinburgh RAAF5.75.35.94.43.513.110.55.94.36.39.912.08.76.19.99.610.09.54.38.66.36.09.68.27.911.33.57.310.52.46.2
Kuitpo Forest Reserve6.57.98.87.08.312.110.57.67.46.88.19.54.15.88.18.67.58.48.68.97.08.68.17.58.510.26.06.98.36.65.3
Mount Barker7.37.36.45.75.412.19.85.65.47.78.710.04.74.28.38.66.88.77.87.16.89.48.37.66.610.44.64.98.15.15.0
Mount Crawford AWS5.45.37.15.67.010.99.36.36.05.76.68.03.94.46.77.55.66.46.28.66.26.67.27.47.48.85.06.27.75.73.6
Mount Lofty4.25.26.23.85.910.28.55.95.54.65.07.53.14.25.96.85.06.16.26.25.66.06.36.57.27.94.85.56.64.82.4
Noarlunga8.49.29.76.88.112.412.29.48.68.611.012.28.710.110.510.811.110.69.011.58.69.910.79.910.312.47.88.110.36.18.1
Parafield Airport5.84.67.13.02.814.210.35.13.36.610.812.48.52.99.810.410.810.13.68.45.48.39.77.66.211.23.65.610.71.96.2
Rosedale (Turretfield Research Centre)2.62.36.02.96.411.110.53.31.74.58.310.56.03.08.19.99.08.74.05.26.54.68.94.55.47.43.35.510.10.80.7
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 2019
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Adelaide (Brighton) 4.0 - - - - 7.0 - - 3.0 6.0 7.8 2.8 1.2 0.6 - - - - 3.8
Adelaide (Glen Osmond) - - - - - 6.8 - 4.6 4.8 8.0 9.8 4.0 0.1 14.2 6.0 0.2 -




Adelaide (Hope Valley Reservoir) - - - - - - 7.0 0.4 0.6 - 7.0 3.0 10.6 4.8 3.4 1.8 3.2 2.2 0.4 - - - 4.2 7.6 0.2 - - - 4.2

Adelaide (Kent Town) - - - - - - 4.6 - 0.4 - 3.0 3.4 5.2 2.4 2.6 1.2 2.2 0.8 - - - - 4.8 4.4 - - - - 4.0 0.2 -
Adelaide (Keswick) - - - - - - 6.8 0.2 0.8 - 3.4 1.8 3.8 3.6 4.0 1.6 1.4 0.2 - - - - 8.2 4.6 - - - - 6.2 - -
Adelaide (Morphett Vale)





















13.0
2.0




Adelaide (Morphettville Racecourse)



























5.6

Adelaide (Salisbury Bowling Club)









3.0



















Adelaide (Seaton) 13.2




6.6
0.6
3.2 2.4 4.6
2.4 1.6 1.2 1.4









6.8

Adelaide (Tea Tree Gully Council) - - - - - 7.2 - - 14.0 15.2 - 4.8 1.8 - - - - 6.4 3.6 0.5 - - - 4.4 - -
Adelaide (West Terrace / ngayirdapira) - - - - - - 5.4 - 0.2 - 2.0 4.0 4.8 2.0 1.8 2.2 1.8 0.4 - 0.2 - - 5.6 4.2 - - - - 5.2 - -
Adelaide Airport - - - - - - 5.2 - 0.4 - 2.6 1.4 2.8 1.6 1.0 2.2 0.8 0.4 - - - - 4.4 4.4 0.2 - - - 6.4 - -
Aldgate - - - - - - 9.0 0.4 - - 16.8 14.2 13.2 3.6 2.6 0.6 4.0 6.2 - - - - 24.0 8.8 0.6 - - - 6.0 - -
Ashton - - - - - - 10.4 0.2 1.2 0.2 14.6 19.0 17.8 3.2 10.2 1.0 7.0 12.4 - - - - 20.6 9.8 0.6 - - 0.2 5.2 0.2 -
Ashton Co-op 0.2 - - - - - - 10.6 - - 11.0 16.6 17.2 - 9.2 1.2 6.2 8.4 0.2 - - - 20.8 7.6






Athelstone (Black Hill Alert) - 0.2 - - - - 7.2 0.4 1.0 0.2 7.2 4.6 12.2 3.0 4.4 1.8 4.0 2.6 0.2 - - - 8.2 3.6 0.2 - - - 4.4 0.2 -
Balhannah (Gumbooya) - - 0.2 - - - 6.0 0.2 - - 12.4 4.6 5.6 5.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 3.2 - - - - 12.2 3.6 - - 0.4 - 4.0 - -
Beaumont - - - - - - 5.6 - 1.2 - 5.6 4.2 6.0 1.8 3.4 1.6 3.0 2.2 - - - - 9.2 6.4 - - - - 4.6 - -
Belair 0.2 - 0.2 - - - 6.2 0.6 - - 5.2 3.6 9.8 2.2 4.2 1.8 4.6 2.4 - - - - 15.2 6.4 0.6 - 0.2 - 5.8 0.2 -
Belair (St Johns) 0.2 - - - - - 8.2 - 0.2 0.2 3.0 1.6 7.6 3.8 2.8 3.0 3.4 5.0 - - - - 21.4 7.8 - - 0.4 - 9.6 - -
Belair (State Flora Nursery) 0.2 - - - - - 7.2 0.6 - 6.6 5.0 9.2 8.4 3.0 8.6 - - - - 18.0 8.6 - - - 7.0 0.2
Bellevue Heights 0.2 - - - - - 5.6 0.2 - 0.2 3.0 1.0 6.2 2.8 1.6 1.2 2.4 1.0 0.2 - - - 8.6 5.0 - - - - 6.2 - 0.2
Birdwood 0.2 - 0.4 - - - 7.6 0.2 1.0 - 17.8 13.8 3.6 0.4 2.0 0.2 1.0 2.8 0.2 - 0.2 - 7.8 3.6 - 0.4 1.6 0.2 3.8

Birdwood (McVittie's Hill Rndsup) - - - - - - 13.4 - 0.8 - 17.8 15.4 4.8 1.2 0.6 - 0.8 2.2 - - 0.2 - 7.0 3.0 0.2 - 1.0 - 3.8 - -
Bridgewater - - - - - - - 9.0 - - 16.0 14.2 - - 16.8 - - - - - - - 19.0 8.8






Brownhill Creek (Scotch College) - - - - - - 6.0 - 0.4 - 3.4 0.6 7.2 2.4 3.4 0.8 2.8 1.0 - - - - 8.0 5.4 - 0.2 - - 5.6 - -
Burnside - - - - - - 7.0 0.4 1.4 - 4.2 5.0 7.8 3.4 5.2 1.4 2.6 1.6 - - - - 11.4 5.0 - - - - 5.0 - -
Clarendon





7.0
16.0 20.2 2.0 5.4
1.4
15.0 1.4
6.8
Crafers West - - 0.4 - - - 6.8 0.2 0.4 - 9.8 8.2 14.4 3.4 6.6 2.0 6.4 7.2 - - - - 15.8 9.6 0.4 0.2 - - 6.6 0.4 -
Cromer Road - - 0.2 - - - 8.8 - 0.6 0.2 10.0 12.0 3.8 0.8 0.6 - 0.2 1.6 - 0.2 - - 4.4 3.0 0.2 - 0.6 - 3.2 0.4 -
Cudlee Creek (Millbrook Reservoir) - - - - - - 9.4 0.4 2.0 - 17.6 16.0 12.0 1.6 6.6 0.4 2.6 5.8 0.2 - - - 9.8 5.0 0.4 - 0.2 - 4.4 0.2
Cudlee Creek (Odea Road) - - - - - - 6.0 0.2 1.2 0.2 16.6 16.2 8.0 1.6 2.4 - 1.4 8.0 - - - - 11.8 4.8 0.2 - - - 4.6 0.2 -
Edinburgh RAAF - - 0.2 - - - 4.8 0.2 0.2 - 1.6 0.4 1.6 - 1.0 0.8 1.4 2.2 - 0.2 - - 1.8 1.2 - - 0.2 - 4.2 - -
Felixstow (Payneham) - - - - - - 6.8 - 0.6 - 4.6 2.4 7.6 2.0 1.8 1.4 2.2 1.4 - - - - 6.4 3.6 - - - - 4.2 0.2 -
Gawler - - - - - - 6.4 0.2 0.6 - 4.0 0.6 5.8 0.2 2.4 1.0 1.6 3.4 0.2 - - - 0.8 1.0 - - - - 2.2 - -
Gould Creek (Hermitage) 0.2 - - - - - 8.8 0.6 0.6 - 4.0 8.2 10.4 3.2 1.6 1.6 2.0 4.4 - - - - 5.2 2.0 0.2 - - - 4.0 0.2 -
Greenacres - - - - - - 5.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 5.2 1.6 10.0 2.6 2.6 2.8 2.0 1.0 - - - - 9.0 4.0 - - - - 3.8 0.2 -
Hahndorf 0.1 - 0.1 0.1 - - 7.2 0.3 0.1 - 19.4 - 10.4 3.5 1.2 0.5 1.1 2.9 0.1 - 0.2 - 20.1 5.3 0.2 - - - 3.8 - -
Halbury Road Salisbury (Halbury Road) 0.2 - - - - - 4.8 - - - 1.2 0.4 5.8 0.2 2.0 1.0 1.2 1.0 - - - - 1.6 0.6 - - 0.2 - 3.6 0.2 -
Happy Valley Reservoir - - - - - - 6.2 0.4 0.6 - 3.8 1.4 7.0 2.2 4.2 2.6 2.2 1.2 - - - - 6.0 4.6 - - 0.2 - 6.6 0.2
Harrogate (Mount Beevor South) - - - - - - 7.8 - 0.2 - 13.2 4.4 2.0 0.6 - 0.2 - 0.6 - - - - 4.6 0.8 - - 0.6 - 2.2 0.2 -
Heathfield Works Depot 50.8 0.4 0.8 - - 8.2 - 14.2 11.0 22.0 9.2 6.4 - - - - 24.6 9.0 - 1.0 7.4

Inglewood 0.2 - - - - - 11.0 0.2 1.0 - 9.8 11.0 8.8 3.8 4.2 1.6 4.0 3.2 0.2 - - - 7.0 3.4 0.8 - 0.2 - 4.0 - -
Ironstone Road - - - - 0.2 - 9.4 0.2 0.6 - 13.6 14.4 9.0 2.8 2.8 0.6 1.2 5.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 - 6.0 4.4 0.6 - 0.6 - 4.4 0.2 -
Kangarilla (Saddlebags Rndsup) 0.2 0.2 0.2 - 0.2 - 6.4 0.4 - - 16.4 6.6 20.0 1.6 2.0 2.6 2.4 6.4 0.2 - 2.0 - 10.4 8.8 1.0 0.6 0.6 - 5.2 0.2 -
Kanmantoo (Millbrae) - - - - - - 5.4 - - - 12.0 2.6 1.2 1.0 - - 0.2 0.4 - - - - 7.0 1.4 - - 0.8 - 2.8 0.6 -
Kersbrook - 0.2 - - - - 6.8 0.2 0.6 - 9.8 12.6 10.6 1.4 2.6 0.2 2.6 3.0 0.2 - - - 9.6 3.2 0.4 - 0.4 - 3.8 - -
Kilburn - - - - - - 5.2 0.2 0.4 - 4.0 0.6 6.6 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.2 1.4 - - - - 5.4 2.8 - - - - 3.8 0.2 -
Kuitpo Forest Reserve 0.2 - 0.4 - 0.2 - 4.6 0.4 0.2 - 13.2 5.8 11.8 2.4 1.6 2.4 3.2 6.0 0.2 - 1.2 - 15.0 8.0 3.0 0.4 0.8 - 5.0 0.2 -
Lenswood - - - - 0.2 - 8.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 15.8 20.2 13.8 1.8 3.0 - 3.2 9.8 - - - - 24.4 8.6 0.2 - 1.8 - 4.2 - -
Lenswood (Stringybark) - - - 0.2 - - 7.4 0.6 1.0 - 15.4 14.0 9.2 2.0 3.8 0.4 3.4 10.6 - - - - 17.8 5.6 0.4 - 0.2 - 4.8 - 0.2
Lobethal (Graeber) - - - - - - 7.8 - 0.2 - 22.0 18.4 8.4 1.2 1.0 - 0.6 4.2 - - - - 18.4 5.2 - - 1.0 - 3.8 - -
Lobethal (Maidment Road) - - - - 0.2 - 8.0 0.4 0.8 - 19.4 19.6 9.4 2.0 2.0 - 1.4 6.2 - - 0.2 - 14.6 4.0 - 0.2 - - 4.0 - -
Long Ridge (Greenhill) - - - - - - 6.0 - 1.0 - 6.2 5.8 8.0 1.2 5.0 1.4 3.2 3.8 0.2 - - - 12.6 6.4 - - - - 4.6 - -
Longwood Alert - - 0.2 - 0.2 - 8.2 0.2 0.2 - 5.4 4.8 7.2 3.4 1.2 0.4 1.4 4.0 - 0.2 - - 17.6 3.2 0.4 - 0.4 - 6.4 0.2 -
Macclesfield - 0.2 - - - 6.8 - - 25.2 6.0 8.0 1.2 3.8 - - - 0.6 17.6 5.8 1.0 0.2 8.4 -
McLaren Vale (Pirramimma Winery) 39.4 1.4 - - - 7.4 0.2 - 12.4 5.2 5.8 0.8 0.8 2.4 - 0.8 4.8 5.6 1.0 0.2 4.8

Meadows - 0.6 - - - 9.8 0.2 - - 23.2 8.2 15.4 - - - - 0.2 1.0 - 19.6 - - 0.6




Mitchell Park (Marion) - - - - - - 4.8 - 0.2 - 2.6 0.8 3.8 4.4 1.2 1.4 1.0 0.6 - - - - 8.0 3.8 - - - - 6.6 - -
Montacute - - - - - - 8.2 0.2 1.0 - 8.2 6.2 8.0 1.0 2.6 0.8 3.4 4.2 - - - - 12.2 3.6 - - - 0.2 3.6 - -
Morphettville - - - - - - 5.0 0.2 0.2 - 2.0 1.2 3.4 3.4 3.2 1.6 0.4 0.2 - - - - 7.2 4.0 - - - - 9.6 - -
Mount Barker - - 0.4 - 0.2 - 7.2 0.2 0.2 - 15.6 10.8 6.8 2.6 1.0 0.4 0.6 4.4 - - 0.4 - 18.6 4.6 0.2 - 0.8 - 4.6 0.4 -
Mount Bold Reservoir 0.2 - 0.4 - - - 6.8 0.4 0.2 - 15.0 7.8 19.4 1.6 4.4 1.6 1.6 6.2 0.2 - 3.0 - 11.0 8.4 0.6 - 0.6 - 5.6 0.2
Mount Crawford AWS - - 0.2 - - - 6.8 0.2 0.8 - 9.2 15.4 9.0 1.8 3.0 0.6 1.4 7.4 0.2 - 0.2 - 6.4 2.4 0.8 - 0.8 - 4.2 0.4 -
Mount Lofty - 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 - 8.2 0.2 1.4 - 10.8 9.0 12.0 3.2 6.2 1.4 7.8 7.8 0.2 - - - 18.6 10.0 0.8 - 0.2 - 8.2 - 0.2
Mt Bold (Scott Creek Alert) - - - 0.2 - - 9.0 - - - 15.6 8.6 12.8 2.4 1.6 1.6 3.0 7.2 0.2 - 0.8 - 10.4 7.2 - 0.4 0.8 - 6.2 0.2 -
Mt Torrens - - - - - 0.2 8.2 - 0.4 0.2 16.6 12.2 3.6 1.4 0.6 0.2 0.6 1.4 - 0.2 - - 8.0 1.6 - 0.2 0.2 - 3.8 0.2 -
Mylor (Biggs Flat) - - - - 0.2 - 6.6 - 0.2 - 14.6 10.2 11.6 2.0 1.2 0.2 0.8 5.0 - - - - 15.4 5.0 - - 1.4 - 4.2 0.2 0.2
Nairne 18.2 - - - - - 8.4 - - 22.4 8.4 3.2 3.6 - 0.2 - - - - - 15.8 2.8 - - 1.0 5.0 0.4
Noarlunga -
0.2 - - - 5.4 - 0.2 - 8.6 0.6 6.4 0.2 0.8 1.2 0.4 1.8 0.2 - 1.2 - 3.2 4.6 1.6 0.4 - - 4.6 - -
North Adelaide 25.2 - - - - 5.0 - - 2.2 2.6 7.8 2.0 1.2 0.8 - - - - 4.0 4.8 - - - 5.4

Parafield Airport - - - - - - 5.4 - - 0.2 4.4 2.0 5.8 1.2 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.6 0.2 0.2 - - 3.6 3.2 - 0.2 - - 3.4 - -
Piccadilly (Woodhouse) 0.2 - - - - - 10.2 - - - 17.6 16.0 14.5 3.4 6.0 0.6 6.8 - - - - - 22.0 - - - - - 5.8 0.4
Prospect Hill 0.6 0.4 - - - - 7.8 0.4 - - 23.4 12.8 10.0 1.8 1.2 6.0 4.4 - - - 4.0 - 16.8 9.8 2.6 - 1.8 - 7.0 0.4 -
Red Creek (Burwood) - - - - - - 4.2 - - - 13.8 2.0 3.8 0.4 - - - 0.8 - - 0.2 - 7.8 1.6 - - 0.8 - 4.2 0.4 -
Regency Park - - - - - - 5.2 0.4 0.6 0.2 3.4 1.0 7.8 1.0 1.2 1.4 0.8 1.2 0.2 - - - 5.2 3.2 - - 0.2 - 3.8 - -
Rosedale (Turretfield Research Centre) - - - - - - 6.6 0.2 0.4 - 10.2 2.2 6.0 0.6 4.8 1.4 1.8 3.0 - - - - 2.0 3.0 0.4 - 1.0 - 1.6 - -
Rosslyn Park (Seaview) - - - - - - 6.2 0.2 0.8 - 4.2 4.8 7.2 2.6 5.6 1.8 2.8 2.0 - 0.2 - - 7.0 4.2 - - - - 4.4 - -
Sellicks Beach
1.2







8.8 8.6 10.6
0.4 0.4 2.6


0.6

4.8 2.0


2.6

Uraidla





10.0
2.0
14.0 14.4 16.0 2.6 6.2
5.6 9.4




11.4

3.6
5.4

Uraidla (Sutton Creek) - - 0.2 - - - 9.8 0.4 0.8 - 9.0 6.6 5.4 1.2 1.0 - 2.4 7.0 - - - - 20.2 4.6 0.4 - 1.4 - 5.2 - -
Verdun - 0.2 - - - - 7.0 0.2 - 0.2 17.6 10.4 12.0 1.6 1.8 - 1.0 3.0 - 0.2 - - 17.6 6.4 0.2 0.2 - - 3.4 0.4 0.2
Williamstown - - - - - 0.4 7.4 0.4 - - 6.6 7.6 9.4 3.2 3.2 0.8 10.2 - - - - 4.0 - - 0.8 - 2.6

Williamstown (South Para Reservoir) - - - - - 6.8 0.2 1.2 - 8.0 5.4 7.6 4.2 4.0 0.8 3.6 6.4 0.4 0.2 - 4.0 2.2 1.0 - 0.4 - 3.4

Willunga 42.0 - - - - 8.0 - - 18.6 - - 8.6 3.0 4.0 7.6 - 6.0 6.6 0.8 0.4 4.0

Woodside (Inverbrackie) - - - - - - 7.0 0.2 - - 16.4 9.4 4.4 2.8 0.8 - 0.2 1.4 - 0.2 - - 14.6 3.0 - - 1.2 - 3.8 0.2 -
Woodside (Wicks Estate) - - - - 0.2 - 8.6 - 0.2 - 14.8 9.0 6.0 1.4 0.6 - 0.4 1.6 - - - - 16.0 4.2 - - 0.2 - 2.8 - -
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, generally published on the first working day of each month, lists the main features of the weather in Greater Adelaide using the most timely and accurate information available on the date of publication; it will generally not be updated. More extensive discussion of significant weather events, along with later information and data that has had greater opportunity for quality control, will be presented in the Monthly Weather Review.

This summary includes data from observing sites in or near the Greater Adelaide “Greater Capital City Statistical Area” (GCCSA). The Australian Bureau of Statistics designed the GCCSAs to “include the population within the urban area of the city, as well as people who regularly socialise, shop or work within the city, and live in small towns and rural areas surrounding the city. It is important to note that GCCSAs do not define the built up edge of the city. They provide a stable definition for these cities and are designed for the output of a range of social and economic survey data.

This statement has been prepared based on information available at 11 am on Thursday 1 August 2019. Some checks have been made on the data, but it is possible that results will change as new information becomes available.

In some situations, some or all of the rainfall is in the form of hail or snow. In these cases the totals given are for the water equivalent: the depth of liquid water that results from melting any frozen precipitation. There can be significant 'undercatch' of snow in strong winds, meaning the true precipitation can be higher than that reported.

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.

Where temperature area averages are mentioned, they are derived from the ACORN-SAT dataset.

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