August Climate Summary

McLaren Vale August Monthly  Rainfall 1993-2012
Willunga August Monthly  Rainfall 1862-2012

Rainfall in McLaren Vale was close to mean rainfall in comparison August rainfall in Willunga was slightly higher than the mean rainfall. All in all, our region has had a good winter and soil moisture profiles are full

McLaren Vale August Daily Rainfall 1993-2012

August Rainfall

Highest Daily Rainfall       19.8 mm

Monthly Total                     58.2 mm

Annual Total to August 31st 2012  525.3 mm

SA Rainfall  / Temperature Comparison & Predictions

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its national seasonal temperature outlook for the coming spring. The national probability analysis averaged shows the following: 

• warmer days over northern and eastern Australia 

• warmer nights over most of Australia

The chance that the average minimum temperature for spring will exceed the long-term median minimum temperature is greater than 60% across SA.