Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Daily Weather Review for South Australia

Issued at 4:50 pm CST on Sunday 20 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A cloudy and windy day over the west and central parts of the State as a low pressure system south of the Bight and an associated upper trough moved into the west. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms occurred over southern parts of the Northwest Pastoral and West Coast districts, extending eastward over the Eyre Peninsula during the day. Isolated showers extended over the Yorke Peninsula, Mid North and southern parts of the Flinders district later in the day. Generally fine conditions were observed over remaining districts.

Both maximum and minimum temperatures were slightly below average across the State, with the exception of the Northwest Pastoral and West Coast districts where minimum temperatures were above average.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 1.8 mm at Hindmarsh Island.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from -3 degrees at Renmark to 13 degrees at Pukatja/Ernabella.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 9 degrees at Mount Lofty to 29 degrees at Pukatja/Ernabella.

Today's Weather for South Australia to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Pukatja/Ernabella 29 C Renmark -3 C
Oodnadatta 25 C Murray Bridge -2 C
Coober Pedy 22 C Loxton -2 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Mount Lofty 9 C Pukatja/Ernabella 13 C
Mount Crawford 10 C Oodnadatta 13 C
Cleve 10 C Nullarbor 12 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Kadina 4.4 mm
Snowtown 4.4 mm
Minlaton 4.2 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm


Maximum Temperature 14.9 C at 11:41am
Minimum Temperature 7.8 C at 11:17pm
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary


Month to date 70.0 mm
Average for August 67.3 mm
Year to date 374.6 mm
Average January to end of August 388.1 mm

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