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Current Warnings
 

Victoria Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy in the NE, mostly sunny elsewhere. Warm in the central north grading to cool in south.

  • Saturday Mostly dry throughout. Sunny and mild. Seabreezes along along the coast.

  • Sunday Cloudy throughout, with the odd shower. Hot in the northwest, grading to warm in the south.

  • Monday Very hot in the N, hot in the S, warm in the SE. Mostly clear with a few showers on coast.

  • Tuesday Very hot in the north and east. Cool change in the west.

Vic Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

27.8°C

Mildura
Hottest

36.8°C

Walpeup

43.0°C

Longerenong

34.1°C

Kyabram

43.0°C

Longerenong

12.4°C

Mt Buller
Coldest

7.2°C

Strathbogie

10.0°C

Ararat

6.0°C

Mortlake

-1.7°C

Mt Hotham

SSW 31km/h

Ben Nevis
Windiest

75km/h

Ben Nevis

81km/h

Sth Channel Island

75km/h

Hogan Island
-
no rain last hr Wettest

0.2mm

Hogan Island

0.5mm

Coleraine

0.6mm

Hunters Hill

0.6mm

Hunters Hill
Victoria's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.4°C at
Mildura in 1904
Lowest -0.8°C at
Mt Buller in 2006
Highest 33.4°C at
Wangaratta in 1960
Lowest -6.3°C at
Mount Hotham in 1984
Highest 220.0mm at
Erica State Forest in 1934

Victoria Monthly Summaries

December 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
14.5 +1.6 22.4 -1.8 98.6 167
14.0 -0.9 27.9 -2.4 34.6 138
10.0 -0.5 26.4 -2.2 26.6 104
12.3 +0.4 26.3 -1.1 28.0 71
12.9 +0.9 26.0 -1.2 89.6 237
12.0 +0.3 27.9 -1.3 77.4 177
10.1 +0.6 21.6 -1.2 56.8 114
12.0 +0.8 23.4 -0.9 96.4 145
13.6 +0.8 23.8 -0.2 16 9.4 14
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.