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Leigh Creek Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 34°C
mostly_sunny

Now

18.8°C falling
Updated at 03:00 CDT

NE Pastoral for Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Leigh Creek, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Leigh Creek. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Leigh Creek, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Leigh Creek. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.

Currently at Leigh Creek Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.8°C falling
Dew Point 18.3°C falling
Feels Like 18.8°C
Relative Humidity 97%
Wind icon
N 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1013.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:06 CDT
Sunset sunset
20:10 CDT

Nearby Now

Marree Ap 19.0°C
Roxby Downs Ap 20.9°C
Woomera Ap 21.1°C
Port Augusta Ap 18.7°C

Next 12 hours in Leigh Creek

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
18°C

9am

Clear
25°C

12pm

Clear
31°C

3pm

Clear
34°C

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National Forecast

Leigh Creek 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 34°C 28°C 28°C 31°C 34°C 38°C 40°C
Minimum 17°C 20°C 11°C 13°C 16°C 19°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 40% 60% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 11
km/h
23
km/h
30
km/h
38
km/h
23
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
17
km/h
25
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction NE 11km/h
NE
N 23km/h
N
WSW 30km/h
WSW
SW 38km/h
SW
SSE 23km/h
SSE
S 18km/h
S
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 19km/h
SE
E 20km/h
E
NE 17km/h
NE
NNE 25km/h
NNE
N 23km/h
N
Relative Humidity 54% 27% 65% 29% 44% 22% 33% 17% 25% 12% 21% 10% 26% 16%
Dew Point 15°C 13°C 15°C 7°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 1°C 5°C 1°C 10°C 10°C

Leigh Creek Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:39 CDT
sunrise
06:06 CDT
sunset
20:10 CDT
last light
20:37 CDT
moon
rise
Wed 12:48 CDT
set
Thu 01:43 CDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Leigh Creek Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 6
17.2°C 23°C 6.0mm
Mon
Dec 5
22.2°C 30.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
25.7°C 38.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
22.2°C 37.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
24.0°C 37.1°C 0.0mm

Leigh Creek Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
232.2mm
48.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
358.6mm
77 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
252.2mm
45 Day(s)
Wettest Day
39.8mm
Aug 30
Lowest Temperature
-1.1°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
43.6°C
Jan 12

Leigh Creek Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.2°C
6th
Lowest On Record
7.0°C
10th 1990
Average This Month
21.5°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
18.6°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
38.9°C
1st
Highest On Record
45.4°C
23rd 2005
Average This Month
34.3°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
33.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.0mm
6th
Total This Month
6.0mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
23.6mm
3.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
157.0mm
1988
Driest On Record
0.4mm
1984
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