Official BOM Victoria State Daily Observations

IDV10300
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Notes on the Weather
Issued at 4:30 pm EST on Monday 28 September 2020.

Recent Events
Light rain was recorded across the southern and northeastern districts in the
24 hours to 9am this morning. Rainfall totals were generally less than 1mm,
increasing to 1-10mm about the northeastern ranges. The highest 24-hour
rainfall totals recorded to 9am today were 15.4mm at Arcadia.



Minimum temperatures were generally 2 to 5 degrees below the September average
last night. In most areas, minima dropped to between -1 and 9 degrees. The
lowest minimum temperature was -6 degrees at Mt Hotham and Mt Baw Baw, while
the highest was 9 degrees recorded at Pound Creek, Wilsons Prom, Yanakie and
Gabo Island.



Dry and mostly sunny with light winds today. A few locations reports 0.2mm of
rainfall on the rain gauge, which could be due to dew melting.



Maximum temperatures were generally 1 to 4 degrees below the September average
across the southern parts of Victoria today, while near or 1 to 2 degrees above
average in the north. Most places's maximum temperature reaches between 13 and
19 degrees. Mt Hotham recorded the State's lowest maximum today of 4 degrees,
while Mildura recorded 21 degrees, the State's highest.



The temperature in Melbourne City ranged from a minimum of 6.5 degrees at
5:53am to a maximum of 13.6 degrees at 03:44pm. In the 24 hours to 9am today,
no rainfall was recorded in the city rain gauge. Outside the city, 0.2 to 0.4mm
of rainfall was reported in the suburbs. No further rainfall was recorded
between 9am and 4pm today across Melbourne metro area.

Explanatory Notes
A high pressure system centred over western Bass Strait extends a ridge over
Victoria. The ridge and associated high pressure system will continue moving
slowly east, moving over eastern Victoria by Monday night. A low pressure
trough across Western Australia will extend across South Australia on Monday
and approach western Victoria later on Tuesday. This trough will cross the
State on Wednesday ahead of a cold front which will enter far southwestern
Victoria on Wednesday night. The front will cross the rest of southern Victoria
early on Thursday as another high pressure system rapidly develops over the
State The high will move over the NSW coast by Thursday night and establishing
a warmer northerly airstream across Victoria.

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