Fairfax Media Network

Weather News

A cool soaking in Adelaide

Rob Sharpe, Friday May 9, 2014 - 09:58 EST

Rain spread into Adelaide during the morning commute and will keep most of the day cool and damp.

Adelaide enjoyed a mild night due to the presence of cloud and breezy northerlies. However due to the arrival of rain the mercury fell from 16 degrees at 7am to 12 degrees at 9am. Rain will continue through the morning before backing off in the afternoon with gaps between showers.

The mercury will stay near 12-13 degrees through the morning, with wind chill making it feel an extra degree or two cooler outdoors. In the afternoon the breaks in the rain will help the mercury into the mid teens. This will be the final day to be both wet and cool in the next week and a half.

Showers will continue on and off tomorrow, although there should be more sun, helping the temperature to briefly nudge 19 degrees in the afternoon.

The weekend will be much drier, allowing people to get out and about for outdoor activities. This will be the start of a sustained dry spell that should last until the start of the following week.

- Weatherzone

© Weatherzone 2014

More breaking news

Sydney Morning Herald
ABC News
National Nine News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Tropical Cyclone Marcus is heading for Perth, but you don't need to panic

08:25 EDT

Forecasters say a severe tropical cyclone set to curve around the WA coast is the strongest of the season, but there is no cause for alarm.

Darkness descending on Australia

16:55 EDT

The March Equinox occurs in Australia on Wednesday morning, marking the end of the astronomical summer in the southern hemisphere.

Cyclone Marcus: Recovery payments available for some residents, council considers removing mahoganies

16:01 EDT

Federal relief funding is now available for Top End residents affected by power outages for more than 72 hours caused by Tropical Cyclone Marcus.