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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 32.1 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

Bushfire fears as southern Queensland faces significant fire risk over the weekend

17:13 EST

Southern Queensland is in the grip of hot and dry conditions which prompted major fears for significant bushfires over the weekend.

Sydney sizzles as September heat record broken in NSW

14:14 EST

A new September record for New South Wales has been broken and total fire bans remain in place across half of the state as an unseasonal heatwave takes hold.

Fronts and troughs leading to seesaw temperatures in southeast Australia

14:11 EST

Cloud cover and wind direction changes are conspiring to make for very fast changes in temperature over parts of Victoria and NSW on Saturday.