Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Daily Weather Review for South Australia

Issued at 4:30 pm CST on Thursday 18 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge has lead to a dry day across much of SA today, with high cloud increasing across the south ahead of a cold front moving across the Bight. Some patchy fog was observed across eastern districts, lifting during the morning. Very isolated showers where observed across the southeast during the morning.

Overnight minimum temperatures were mostly within a couple of degrees of average. The exception was over the Murraylands, Riverlands and South East districts where minima were up to 2 degrees above average under the morning fog and cloud.

Daytime maximum temperatures were 1 to 3 degrees below average across the state.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 16.2 mm at Melrose.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -0.8 degrees at Pukatja/Ernabella to 11.7 degrees at Neptune Island.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 7.0 degrees at Mount Lofty to 20.6 degrees at Nullarbor.

Today's Weather for South Australia to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Nullarbor 20.6 C Pukatja/Ernabella -0.8 C
Oodnadatta 18.7 C Tarcoola -0.1 C
Ceduna 18.2 C Coober Pedy 2.0 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Mount Lofty 7.0 C Neptune Island 11.7 C
Mount Crawford 8.2 C Cape Willoughby 10.1 C
Nuriootpa 10.3 C Hindmarsh Island 10.0 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Clare 1.2 mm
Mount Gambier Airport 0.8 mm
Renmark 0.6 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm


Maximum Temperature 12.9 C at 12:21 pm
Minimum Temperature 5.7 C at 2:02 am
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.2 mm

Rainfall Summary


Month to date 27.8 mm
Average for July 65.7 mm
Year to date 198.2 mm
Average January to end of July 314.2 mm

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