BOM report on this event
Well above average temperatures result in the 8th hottest January on record for South Australia
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ANOMALY
Below average rainfall in the north-east, ..
Some sites in the pastoral districts had no rainfall for the month and hence their equal lowest total January rainfall on record.
Many sites had record hottest days, and record runs of very hot days.
record hottest January daytime temperatures at locations on the Yorke Peninsula and across the southeast of the State.
during 12th to 18th due to northerly winds around a high pressure system centred over the Tasman Sea. Maximum temperatures were in excess of 10 °C above average across most of the agricultural parts of the State through that period.
Coober Pedy, Tarcoola, Elliston, Neptune Island, Stenhouse Bay, Cape Willoughby, Mount Lofty, Keith, Mount Gambier and Naracoorte all had hottest days on record for any month, these new records mainly occurred under heatwave conditions between the 14th or 16th of the month.
Many sites also had record runs of very hot days, including Adelaide, Renmark and Roseworthy recording 5 consecutive days of 42 °C or more, Port Augusta recorded 5 days of 45 °C or more
On the 5th Mount Lofty recorded the coldest day for any location when its maximum temperature reached 14.1 °C. Despite the widespread heat across the State at the beginning of January, Keith in the lower southeast district observed its coldest January day (lowest maximum temperature) on record on the 2nd.
Cleve had a record run of 2 nights in a row with minimum temperatures of 30 °C or more, while several sites had record runs of night where minimum temperatures were 25 °C or more, including 4 consecutive such nights at Maitland and Strathalbyn.
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