Lake Victoria Climate

Lake Victoria Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.4 32.1 28.5 23.8 19.1 15.9 15.5 17.4 20.5 24.1 27.6 30.5 23.9
Mean Min (°C)
17.0 17.0 14.3 10.9 8.2 6.1 5.5 6.4 8.4 10.8 13.5 15.5 11.2
Mean Rain (mm)
20.1 19.3 14.1 18.9 23.7 22.7 24.3 23.5 24.8 26.7 23.4 20.3 261.7
Median Rain (mm)
8.6 7.4 6.3 11.3 19.0 20.1 23.4 21.8 18.1 18.8 15.1 13.2 252.0
Mean Rain Days
2.9 2.8 2.8 4.2 6.6 7.6 9.2 8.3 6.2 5.6 4.7 3.5 64.0

Lake Victoria Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
47.5 46.4 41.5 38.1 29.2 26.5 26.5 30.0 37.5 40.0 45.1 44.5 47.5
Low Max (°C)
19.7 16.7 14.5 12.5 9.7 9.0 8.5 9.4 9.7 11.6 12.8 16.4 8.5
High Min (°C)
31.5 31.0 26.9 23.5 18.0 15.0 13.5 14.7 20.0 22.6 25.5 28.1 31.5
Low Min (°C)
8.0 8.5 5.0 0.5 -0.8 -3.9 -3.5 -2.6 0.5 2.2 4.1 7.0 -3.9
High Rain (mm)
61.5 97.5 64.8 62.4 55.9 37.4 31.5 40.9 39.8 49.5 88.1 86.0 97.5

Lake Victoria Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
36.9 35.1 32.3 25.9 21.6 17.4 17.5 20.6 24.9 30.2 32.3 34.2 25.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.6 29.7 25.9 20.5 16.3 13.5 13.7 15.5 16.9 20.2 23.6 26.8 22.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.7 20.9 17.6 13.6 10.6 9.9 7.4 8.7 11.0 12.8 17.1 18.3 12.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
14.0 14.4 11.8 7.9 5.8 3.1 2.8 3.4 6.2 8.1 11.3 13.4 10.0
High Rain (mm)
140.9 137.9 117.7 163.0 108.5 90.3 71.5 87.3 106.3 107.2 123.4 140.1 603.6
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 81.6

Lake Victoria Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Lake Victoria Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
2.5 1.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.1 5.6
≥ 35.0°C
9.4 8.2 3.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 2.6 6.1 28.7
≥ 30.0°C
19.7 18.1 11.2 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 3.5 8.8 14.6 74.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 3.4 4.2 2.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.8 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5

Lake Victoria 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
38.0 37.5 33.9 28.3 22.7 18.2 17.9 20.4 24.5 29.0 33.4 36.0 32.5
Low Max
26.8 26.5 23.5 19.5 15.6 13.4 13.2 14.3 16.4 19.3 22.2 25.0 15.6
High Min
21.8 21.7 18.6 15.0 12.0 9.6 8.6 9.6 12.0 15.0 18.3 20.3 17.2
Low Min
12.8 12.6 10.2 7.0 4.5 2.8 2.3 3.0 4.8 7.0 9.4 11.3 5.5

Lake Victoria Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
51 50 51 49 50 47 49 49 51 50 49 49 49.4
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
47 48 49 47 48 47 48 47 48 47 47 45 47.2
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1966 1968 1966
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
95 96 96 96 96 95 95 95 95 95 94 95 95.2
Earliest Entry
1923 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

LAKE VICTORIA STORAGE
Lower Western, New South Wales/ACT
34.0438°S 141.2676°E 26m AMSL
Commenced 1922
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Weather News

Morning low cloud and fog blanket parts of southern Victoria

16:16 EDT

Early risers in Victoria were greeted to blanketing low cloud and areas of fog this morning, in the wake of a recent rainfall event.

Western Australia continuing to swelter this summer

13:02 EDT

The highest mean maximum temperature ever was recorded for WA this January, with hot temperatures looking to continue for the remainder of summer.

Volunteers drop fodder, supplies by helicopter in fight to save surviving cattle from floods

10:59 EDT

Amid the ongoing flood crisis in north-west Queensland, an army of volunteers and small businesses is making a difference in the fight to save surviving cattle from starvation.