Mt Hotham Climate

Mt Hotham Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
16.7 16.0 13.0 8.6 4.6 1.6 -0.1 0.5 3.6 7.7 11.3 14.0 8.1
Mean Min (°C)
8.3 8.0 5.7 2.7 -0.0 -2.2 -3.7 -3.6 -1.7 0.8 3.5 5.8 2.0
Mean Rain (mm)
101.8 103.6 121.0 103.3 129.9 128.1 158.3 131.0 138.9 127.0 147.4 133.7 1462.4
Median Rain (mm)
74.2 72.2 77.3 81.6 87.7 121.1 132.6 98.0 106.4 78.4 159.2 66.4 1301.7
Mean Rain Days
10.9 10.6 12.3 12.5 14.6 15.2 18.2 17.8 15.6 13.4 13.2 12.0 164.0

Mt Hotham Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
28.5 28.1 24.4 26.7 19.8 15.0 15.5 15.5 15.3 19.0 32.5 26.3 32.5
Low Max (°C)
0.6 -0.2 0.0 -3.2 -5.6 -5.7 -6.6 -6.7 -5.3 -3.9 -3.0 -0.7 -6.7
High Min (°C)
18.9 19.6 17.8 11.7 7.1 10.0 2.7 4.6 7.1 11.4 16.9 18.4 19.6
Low Min (°C)
-3.7 -6.3 -4.3 -17.4 -7.4 -9.1 -8.8 -10.4 -9.2 -8.4 -20.6 -5.0 -20.6
High Rain (mm)
65.4 119.0 116.0 92.2 114.2 80.0 822.8 98.4 131.4 130.2 96.4 158.6 822.8

Mt Hotham Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
21.1 18.9 17.0 12.2 6.3 4.3 2.5 3.0 6.4 10.7 15.5 17.1 9.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
13.4 12.4 10.2 4.9 2.9 -0.0 -1.7 -2.0 0.0 3.6 5.8 11.1 6.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
12.0 11.1 10.3 6.7 1.6 0.0 -2.1 -1.5 0.6 2.3 7.8 8.1 3.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
5.4 5.1 3.5 -0.7 -1.7 -3.9 -4.9 -5.2 -3.5 -2.1 -0.4 3.7 1.0
High Rain (mm)
193.2 419.0 336.8 247.6 424.0 276.6 883.6 567.0 358.6 387.6 300.8 294.0 2360.0
Low Rain (mm)
4.6 16.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.8 30.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.6 574.0

Mt 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

Mt 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
3.3 3.0 6.3 11.9 22.0 27.6 30.3 29.5 25.1 18.0 11.2 6.9 186.5
≤ 0.0°C
2.0 1.8 3.7 7.3 14.9 23.9 29.3 27.7 20.6 13.9 7.4 4.4 149.4

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
20.8 20.4 17.5 12.4 8.2 5.1 2.3 3.6 7.5 11.9 16.4 18.8 16.4
Low Max
11.5 11.5 8.8 4.1 0.9 -1.5 -2.2 -2.2 -0.6 2.4 5.6 8.9 -0.3
High Min
12.6 12.4 9.9 6.6 3.2 0.6 -1.3 -0.7 1.9 5.1 8.8 10.5 8.6
Low Min
2.9 2.8 0.3 -1.9 -3.2 -5.1 -6.1 -6.3 -5.3 -3.8 -2.3 0.0 -4.1

Mt Hotham Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
29 29 29 29 28 27 26 28 30 28 29 27 30.0
Earliest Entry
1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
29 29 30 30 29 27 28 28 31 28 28 27 30.0
Earliest Entry
1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
24 25 25 24 25 25 26 24 24 23 23 23 22.0
Earliest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1994 1994 1990 1990 1994 1994 1994 1990
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

MOUNT HOTHAM
North East, Victoria
36.9772°S 147.1342°E 1849m AMSL
Commenced 1990
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