Lake Victoria Climate

Lake Victoria Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.5 32.1 28.6 23.9 19.2 15.9 15.6 17.4 20.6 24.3 27.8 30.6 23.9
Mean Min (°C)
17.1 16.9 14.3 10.8 8.2 6.0 5.4 6.3 8.4 10.9 13.5 15.6 11.1
Mean Rain (mm)
19.7 18.7 14.6 18.8 23.3 22.5 23.5 23.7 24.4 26.5 23.3 20.4 258.7
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
3.0 2.8 2.9 4.3 6.8 7.8 9.3 8.5 6.3 5.7 4.7 3.7 65.6

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 39.2 29.2 26.5 26.5 30.0 37.5 40.0 45.5 45.5 47.5
Low Max (°C)
17.0 16.7 14.5 12.5 9.7 9.0 8.5 8.0 9.7 11.6 12.8 15.9 8.0
High Min (°C)
31.5 31.0 26.9 23.5 18.6 15.0 13.5 14.7 20.0 22.6 25.5 28.1 31.5
Low Min (°C)
7.2 0.0 3.0 0.5 -0.8 -3.9 -3.5 -3.0 0.5 2.2 2.5 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)
37.7 35.1 32.3 28.2 21.6 17.4 17.7 20.6 24.9 30.2 32.3 34.5 25.8
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 17.0 18.3 12.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
14.0 14.4 11.8 7.9 4.8 2.8 2.7 3.4 5.5 8.0 11.3 13.4 10.0
High Rain (mm)
140.9 137.9 117.7 163.0 108.5 90.3 71.5 87.2 106.3 107.2 123.4 140.1 603.6
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 66.4

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
2.7 1.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.3 6.5
≥ 35.0°C
9.8 8.3 3.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 3.0 6.7 31.7
≥ 30.0°C
20.3 18.1 11.5 2.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 4.0 9.7 15.7 81.2
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.2 4.1 4.6 3.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.1 1.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.5

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
57 54 55 54 55 52 54 55 55 54 53 55 55.0
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
52 53 52 50 53 53 54 52 52 50 52 51 53.0
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1966 1968 1966
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
99 99 99 99 99 99 99 98 99 99 98 99 99.0
Earliest Entry
1923 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

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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A very wet summer for the NSW Mid North Coast

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La Niña has lived up to its name this past summer for much of eastern Australia, with the NSW Mid North Coast copping a drenching.

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14:01 EDT

A tropical low is deepening off the north Queensland coast, and is likely to become Tropical Cyclone Niran in the near future.

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