LAST year was the equal warmest year on record, in terms of daytime temperatures, for each of the local region’s three weather stations, while two of them observed their driest year for more than 20 years.
ROSEWORTHY drew with Port Pirie for being the hottest place in the state on Saturday.
THE Gawler region shared in the lightning storms and torrential rain that rolled across the state last Thursday, with showers forecast to continue throughout this week.
THE Gawler region received a significant amount of rain last month, almost double the amount recorded in July last year.
THE Gawler, Light and Barossa areas have received a much-needed drink this week, with heavy rain lashing the region for a short time on Friday and Monday.
CHILLY winds and freezing rain swept across the region over the weekend, plunging temperatures to the lowest maximum of the year on Saturday and the chilly conditions are set to continue deep into this week.