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Sellicks Beach
South Australia
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Sellicks Beach is located in South Australia
Sellicks Beach
Sellicks Beach
Location in South Australia
Population 2,616 (2016 census)
Established 1925 (sub-division)
Postcode(s) 5174
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACDT (UTC+10:30)
Location 47 km (29 mi) S of Adelaide
LGA(s) City of Onkaparinga
Region Southern Adelaide
County Adelaide
State electorate(s) Finniss
Federal Division(s) Mayo
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
19.4 °C
67 °F
7.5 °C
46 °F
756.3 mm
29.8 in
Suburbs around Sellicks Beach:
Gulf St Vincent Aldinga Beach Sellicks Hill
Gulf St Vincent Sellicks Beach Sellicks Hill
Gulf St Vincent Sellicks Hill Sellicks Hill
Footnotes Adjoining suburbs

Sellicks Beach, formerly spelt Sellick's Beach, is a suburb in the Australian state of South Australia located within Adelaide metropolitan area about 47 kilometres (29 mi) from the Adelaide city centre. It is an outer southern suburb of Adelaide and is located in the local government area of the City of Onkaparinga at the southern boundary of the metropolitan area. It is known as Witawali or Witawodli by the Traditional Owners, the Kaurna people, and is of significance as being the site of a freshwater spring said to be created by the tears of Tjilbruke, the creator being.

The beach lies within Aldinga Bay. The suburb consists of land bounded in the north by Button Road, in the east by the Main South Road, to the south by the boundary of the cadastral unit of the Hundred of Willunga and to the west by the coastline with Aldinga Bay. The 2016 Australian census reported that Sellicks Beach had 2,616 people living within its boundaries.


Max temp history

Hottest Ever This Month - 31.5° 27/09/2008

Hottest This Year - 37.9° 06/03/2016

Hottest This Month - 24.4° 07/09/2016

Long Term Average - 18.8°

Average This Month - 16.9°

Hottest September On Record - Avg. max. temp. 21.2° (2013)

Min temp history

Coldest Ever - 4.0° 11/09/2002

Coldest This Year - 4.0° 17/07/2016

Coldest This Month - 8.1° 14/09/2016

Long Term Average - 10.5°

Average This Month - 10.3°

Coldest September On Record - Avg. max. temp. 9.1° (2003)

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