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1306.4 - South Australia at a Glance, 2009  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/05/2009  Final
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ENVIRONMENT


Climate

Water Usage


CLIMATE

Average annual rainfall
Total rainfall 2008
Average daily temperature - 2008
January
July
Location
mm
mm
Max C
Min C
Max C
Min C

Adelaide
550
402
31.0
17.5
14.8
7.4
Ceduna
296
206
27.7
15.6
18.1
6.4
Coober Pedy
118
108
38.1
23.1
18.9
6.3
Mt. Gambier
706
631
26.5
12.2
12.6
4.9
Pt Augusta
180
164
35.1
20.0
17.1
5.3
Pt Lincoln
385
380
25.9
16.3
15.3
7.4
Renmark
221
213
34.0
16.9
15.8
3.7
Victor Harbor
508
531
23.4
14.9
14.9
6.5



Source: Bureau of Meteorology, Adelaide.


WATER USAGE

Water consumption
South Australia 2006-07
South Australia 2007-08

Total volume delivered
Statewide (ML)
245 587
218 965
Metropolitan (ML)
156 014
139 352
Country (ML)
89 572
79 613
Average residential consumption per household (KL)
241
191


Water sources
South Australia 2006-07
South Australia 2007-08

Total water (ML)
245 587
218 965
Provided by the River Murray (%)
91.0
85.0
Provided by surface water (%)
2.9
8.1
Provided by groundwater (%)
6.1
6.8



Sources: SA Water, Annual Report 2007-08; SA Water, Annual Report 2006-07.


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