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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 32.0 28.4 23.8 19.1 15.9 15.5 17.4 20.5 24.0 27.5 30.4 23.8
Mean Min (°C)
17.0 17.1 14.3 10.9 8.2 6.2 5.5 6.4 8.5 10.8 13.5 15.5 11.1
Mean Rain (mm)
19.3 19.8 14.6 18.5 23.8 22.9 24.5 23.7 24.0 26.9 23.5 20.5 261.8
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 2.9 4.2 6.7 7.5 9.2 8.3 6.2 5.6 4.7 3.5 64.5

Lake Victoria Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
47.5 46.4 41.2 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 27.8 31.5
Low Min (°C)
8.0 8.7 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 31.6 25.9 21.6 17.4 17.5 20.6 24.9 28.1 32.3 32.9 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 87.4 107.2 123.4 140.1 603.6
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°C
2.5 1.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.0 5.3
≥ 35°C
9.3 8.0 3.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 2.5 5.9 27.9
≥ 30°C
19.6 17.9 10.9 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 3.3 8.7 14.4 73.7
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1 3.2 4.1 2.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.0
≤ 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
48 47 49 47 47 45 47 47 49 48 47 47 47.1
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
44 45 46 44 45 45 46 45 46 45 45 43 44.8
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1966 1968 1966
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
92 93 93 93 93 93 93 93 93 93 92 93 92.8
Earliest Entry
1923 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

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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Hughenden students find their green thumbs in kitchen garden despite the drought

15:30 EST

There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.

Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan

15:29 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.

Farmers want more Federal Government enticements to insure crops against natural disasters

12:17 EST

Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.