Official BOM Victoria State Daily Observations

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Notes on the Weather
Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 17 November 2019.

Recent Events
Isolated showers during Saturday and early Sunday affected parts of the South
West, Central and West and South Gippsland districts. Most falls recorded were
less than 1mm. Some of the higher recordings were 3mm at Lang Lang and 2mm at
Mt Donna Buang Pakenham and Tarago Reservoir.

Minimum temperatures were below the November average by up to 7 degrees and
mostly ranged between 4 and 11 degrees. Over elevated areas, minima were zero
or less with the lowest being minus 2 degrees at Mt Buller and minus 1 degree
at Mt Hotham and Mt Baw Baw. Away from the alps, the lowest was Redesdale with
2 degrees. In contrast Point Hicks only dropped to 13 degrees.

Winds over southern Victoria were mainly moderate westerlies tending southerly
inland during the day. Wilsons Promontory recorded a wind gust of 94km/h during
the early morning. Conditions were generally cloudy in the south with isolated
showers. It was sunny in the north and East Gippsland. Rainfall totals for the
7 hours to 4pm today were light with Cardinia and Trentham recording 2mm and
1mm at Berwick and Mt Baw Baw.

Maximum temperatures were below the November average across Victoria today by
2-6 degrees, generally ranged between 15 and 20 degrees. The highest reported
was 25 at Albury, followed by 24 degrees at Walpeup, Yarrawonga and Rutherglen.
Mt Baw Baw recorded a top of just 5 degrees.

Melbourne's temperature today ranged from an overnight minimum of 10.8 degrees
at 8:10am to a maximum of 16.2 degrees at 12:37pm. No rainfall was recorded in
the city gauge in the 31 hours to 4pm Sunday, although light showers were
reported over the city and suburbs.

Explanatory Notes
A high pressure system over Victoria will continue moving eastwards, reaching
the Tasman Sea on Monday. A weak cold front crosses Tasmania early Tuesday
morning, before the next high pressure centre moves over the State by Tuesday
night. The high moves over the Tasman Sea during Wednesday, as a frontal system
reaches our western border late Wednesday night.

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