Summertime Summary…. Above average temperatures
This summer recorded the greatest number of days above 35 degrees C since CropWatch was established in 2003 – this season there were 24 at Willunga.
The official BoM weather stations also set records. On 24 January, Noarlunga BoM recorded its highest summer temperature on record (above 45 degrees), and Kuitpo Forest Reserve also had its hottest temperature (44 degrees).
Mean maximum and minimum temperatures were generally one to two degrees higher than average.
Mean January temperature was 23.2oC as recorded by the CropWatch Willunga site.