Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Daily Weather Review for South Australia

Issued at 4:41 pm CST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred west of Perth extends a ridge over northern parts of South Australia. A cold front, associated with a low pressure system over waters to the south, moved across western districts and Kangaroo Island this afternoon. Isolated showers mostly near the coast this morning became more frequent and extended inland this afternoon as the front approached. Northwesterly winds also increased as the front approached and were near gale force about parts of southern coasts and became gusty with showers. There were also isolated thunderstorms about Kangaroo Island and the South East districts. Maximum and minimum temperatures were mostly below average.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 30 mm at Uraidla.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -1 degrees at Pukatja/Ernabella to 12 degrees at Elliston.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 5 degrees at Mount Lofty to 21 degrees at Oodnadatta.

Today's Weather for South Australia to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Oodnadatta 21 C Pukatja/Ernabella -1 C
Marree 20 C Cummins 2 C
Moomba 20 C Mount Gambier 3 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Mount Lofty 5 C Elliston 12 C
Mount Crawford 7 C Coles Point 10 C
Kuitpo 9 C Streaky Bay 10 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Parndana Cfs 11 mm
Kingscote Airport 11 mm
Aldgate 10 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm


Maximum Temperature 11.8 C at 11:21 am
Minimum Temperature 8.1 C at 10:07 pm
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 2.2 mm

Rainfall Summary


Month to date 99.8 mm
Average for July 76.5 mm
Year to date 417.6 mm
Average January to end of July 316.6 mm

The next routine update will be issued at 4:30 pm CST Wednesday.