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Leigh Creek Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 41°C
sunny

Now

26.3°C falling
Updated at 08:00 CDT

NE Pastoral for Sunday Very hot and mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h turning N/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Currently at Leigh Creek Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.3°C falling
Dew Point 10.5°C falling
Feels Like 26.3°C
Relative Humidity 37%
Wind icon
SSE 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1012.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 9.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
07:23 CDT
Sunset sunset
19:21 CDT

Nearby Now

Marree Ap 26.0°C
Roxby Downs Ap 25.2°C
Woomera Ap 23.4°C
Port Augusta Ap 24.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Leigh Creek

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
29°C

12pm

Clear
37°C

3pm

Clear
41°C

6pm

Clear
40°C

NE Pastoral Weather Warnings

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SA - Sun 06:57 CDT
Fire Weather Warning for the North West Pastoral and West Coast Forecast Districts

National Forecast

Leigh Creek 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 41°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 25°C 24°C 25°C
Minimum 23°C 27°C 15°C 15°C 11°C 8°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 30% 30% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Very High Very High Very High Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
29
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
7
km/h
26
km/h
28
km/h
31
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction E 20km/h
E
N 17km/h
N
W 15km/h
W
SW 29km/h
SW
SE 19km/h
SE
SSW 11km/h
SSW
SSW 7km/h
SSW
SW 26km/h
SW
S 28km/h
S
S 31km/h
S
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 34% 15% 42% 27% 39% 18% 37% 18% 57% 22% 47% 21% 47% 21%
Dew Point 12°C 10°C 15°C 11°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 1°C 2°C 0°C 4°C 1°C

Leigh Creek Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:59 CDT
sunrise
07:23 CDT
sunset
19:21 CDT
last light
19:45 CDT
moon
set
Sun 18:14 CDT
rise
Mon 06:09 CDT
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Leigh Creek Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Mar 25
21.3°C 39°C 0.0mm
Fri
Mar 24
19.7°C 36.2°C 0.0mm
Thu
Mar 23
19.9°C 34.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Mar 22
14.9°C 31.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Mar 21
20.7°C 33.9°C 0.0mm

Leigh Creek Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
71.1mm
8.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
87.2mm
9 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
85.2mm
17 Day(s)
Wettest Day
61.2mm
Jan 20
Lowest Temperature
12.7°C
Feb 20
Highest Temperature
45.0°C
Feb 8

Leigh Creek Ap Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.9°C
22nd
Lowest On Record
6.7°C
29th 2008
Average This Month
19.2°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.0°C
25th
Highest On Record
41.5°C
6th 1986
Average This Month
35.3°C
+4.1°C
Long-term Average
31.2°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.2mm
12th
Total This Month
0.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
20.4mm
2.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
175.1mm
1989
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1986
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