Daily Weather Review


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Daily Weather Review for South Australia

Issued at 4:47 pm CST on Monday 22 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front and associated pre-frontal trough moved through the west and central parts of the State. Fresh to strong northerly winds occurred over the Agricultural areas ahead of the front, with gusts of up to 83kmph observed over parts of Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas. Isolated showers and thunderstorms were observed ahead of the front over the Eyre Peninsula and southern parts of the North West Pastoral district overnight, moving eastwards over the Flinders Ranges, Mid North and Yorke Peninsula during the day. Further isolated showers and thunderstorms were observed along the front, passing over the southern parts of the Eyre Peninsula and western parts of Kangaroo Island during the afternoon. The remainder of the Agricultural Areas experienced cloudy conditions with isolated showers, while fine and sunny conditions prevailed over remaining parts of the Pastoral districts.

Minimum temperatures were generally above average, particularly in the north and west of the State. Maximum temperatures were also above average across the State.

Highest rainfall in the 24 hours to 9am was 4.2 mm at Peake.
The overnight minimum temperature range was from 5 degrees at Nuriootpa to 17 degrees at Ceduna.
The daytime highest temperatures recorded to 4pm ranged from 16 degrees at Mount Lofty to 32 degrees at Oodnadatta.

Today's Weather for South Australia to 4pm

Highest Maximum Temperatures Lowest Minimum Temperatures
Oodnadatta 32 C Nuriootpa 5 C
Moomba 30 C Yongala 5 C
Coober Pedy 29 C Arkaroola 6 C
Lowest Maximum Temperatures Highest Minimum Temperatures
Mount Lofty 16 C Ceduna 17 C
Mount Crawford 17 C Elliston 17 C
Parawa 17 C Neptune Island 17 C
Highest Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm
Cape Borda 0.8 mm
Sutton Creek 0.8 mm
Aldgate Creek 0.6 mm

Today's Weather to 4pm


Maximum Temperature 20.1 C at 2:43 pm
Minimum Temperature 11.6 C at 11:44 pm
Rainfall - Midnight to 4pm 0.0 mm

Rainfall Summary


Month to date 9.4 mm
Average for May 61.0 mm
Year to date 162.6 mm
Average January to end of May 163.9 mm

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