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Melbourne Daily Summaries

January 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
January 2018 Average -   -      
Jan 1856-2015 Average 14.3   25.9      
Jan 1856-2015 Highest 28.8 21st 1997 45.6 13th 1939    
Jan 1856-2015 Lowest 5.5 28th 1885 14.6 18th 1923    
January 2018 Total         - 0 day(s)
Jan 1856-2015 Average Total         47.2 8.2 day(s)
Jan 1856-2015 Wettest Total         176.0 1963
Jan 1856-2015 Wettest 24hr Total         108.0 29th 1963
Jan 1856-2015 Driest Total         0.3 1932
Jan-Jan 2018 Total         - 0 day(s)
Jan-Jan 1856-2015 Average Total         47.2 8.2 day(s)
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Station Details

Melbourne, Victoria
37.8075°S 144.9700°E 31m AMSL
Commenced 1908 / Closed 2015
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Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

18:30 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, with temperatures in some areas already hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C as Victorians warned to take 'heat kills' warnings seriously

18:22 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.

SA heatwave will not affect power supply, Treasurer says, as TDU amateur cyclists ignore warnings

17:55 EDT

The South Australian Government is not expecting to use the state's new backup diesel power generators despite temperatures well into the mid-40s forcing a tight power supply balance.