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Mount Hotham Climate

Mount Hotham Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
17.6 17.9 14.7 10.3 6.5 2.6 1.0 2.3 4.9 8.5 12.5 14.7 9.4
Mean Min (°C)
7.7 7.9 6.4 3.7 1.1 -2.2 -3.7 -2.7 -1.2 0.9 3.9 5.3 2.2
Mean Rain (mm)
87.8 54.2 121.6 149.0 200.6 173.9 258.3 229.1 192.6 173.4 162.8 157.2 1925.4
Median Rain (mm)
75.4 36.5 115.0 135.4 217.5 114.3 166.1 201.2 194.2 132.6 168.0 141.6 1660.9
Mean Rain Days
9.2 7.0 11.8 11.8 13.1 13.5 18.1 15.8 14.3 14.7 13.2 11.8 136.7

Mount Hotham Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
27.8 28.2 26.8 21.0 15.4 11.5 7.5 10.0 15.3 19.6 25.5 25.3 28.2
Low Max (°C)
3.0 6.5 0.4 -2.0 -2.8 -5.4 -5.1 -4.0 -3.0 -4.0 -1.0 1.5 -5.4
High Min (°C)
18.8 19.0 17.7 13.1 9.6 7.0 3.6 6.0 9.6 12.3 17.5 16.7 19.0
Low Min (°C)
-3.5 -6.0 -6.8 -5.0 -7.2 -9.0 -10.0 -8.5 -8.1 -8.1 -6.7 -6.3 -10.0
High Rain (mm)
103.4 53.0 98.2 72.4 92.0 159.2 110.0 140.0 85.4 76.0 103.0 132.6 159.2

Mount Hotham Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
21.9 21.9 17.1 12.4 7.6 4.5 2.7 6.1 6.6 10.9 16.5 16.9 10.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
13.9 15.5 11.2 8.0 4.6 0.8 0.2 -0.2 2.6 4.4 10.4 11.5 7.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
11.3 11.0 8.5 4.9 2.0 0.1 -2.2 0.8 -0.1 2.8 5.8 7.4 3.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
4.2 6.1 2.8 1.9 -0.7 -3.3 -4.5 -5.0 -2.1 -1.9 2.7 1.9 0.9
High Rain (mm)
181.0 142.1 209.6 215.0 255.0 328.2 588.0 289.6 341.3 343.6 331.9 395.3 2297.6
Low Rain (mm)
30.6 11.8 46.0 31.4 79.4 51.6 23.0 68.2 63.0 58.8 19.0 41.2 1280.4

Mount Hotham Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MOUNT HOTHAM

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

Mount Hotham Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 35.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 30.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 2.0°C
4.2 3.2 6.2 8.6 16.5 26.0 29.7 27.1 24.9 16.9 9.8 8.1 160.7
≤ 0.0°C
1.5 1.3 3.5 4.8 10.4 22.0 28.7 25.0 19.6 12.8 6.8 4.4 125.1

Mount Hotham 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
23.0 22.3 19.6 14.7 10.5 6.5 4.0 5.5 9.0 13.0 17.0 20.2 18.0
Low Max
12.2 13.4 9.3 5.5 2.9 -0.9 -1.5 -0.7 0.9 3.0 7.0 9.0 1.0
High Min
13.2 13.0 11.6 7.6 4.5 0.6 -1.2 0.0 2.0 5.4 9.0 10.3 9.0
Low Min
1.9 2.4 0.9 -1.0 -2.3 -5.1 -6.0 -5.2 -4.6 -3.6 -1.5 -0.5 -4.0

Mount Hotham Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
12 11 12 11 11 12 13 11 11 11 11 11 11.4
Earliest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1977 1977
Latest Entry
1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990
Years of Maxima
12 11 12 11 10 12 12 11 11 10 11 11 11.2
Earliest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1977 1977
Latest Entry
1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990
Years of Rainfall
13 13 13 12 12 12 12 10 11 12 12 12 11.7
Earliest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1979 1979 1978 1978 1978 1977 1977
Latest Entry
1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990

Station Details

MOUNT HOTHAM
North East, Victoria
36.9833°S 147.1478°E 1750m AMSL
Commenced 1977 / Closed 1990
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18:39 EDT

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Brief relief from the heat in eastern NSW

16:44 EDT

Sydney will have one of its coolest days so far this year on Tuesday as a southerly change affects eastern NSW.