Victoria in spring 2022: wettest on record

Spring rainfall was very much above average across most of Victoria, including large areas of highest on record across the north and west. For Victoria overall, it was the highest spring rainfall since records began in 1900. Maximum temperatures were below average across the state, the sixth-lowest on record and lowest since 1992. In contrast, minimum temperatures were above average across most of Victoria.

Wettest spring on record

  • Spring was much wetter than average across most of the state, with large parts of northern and western Victoria having their wettest spring on record.
  • For the state as a whole, rainfall was around 95% above the 1961-1990 spring average of 181.1 mm.
  • In September, rainfall was above average across most of the state's north, November rainfall was the 5th highest on record for that month, while October rainfall was the highest for any month since records began in 1900.
  • Victoria's highest daily rainfall total this spring, 128.0 mm, was recorded at Strathbogie North on 13 October, when a cold front interacted with a moist northerly airflow bringing widespread rainfall with the highest daily totals in the central and north-eastern parts of the state.
  • With a spring total of 1011.4 mm, Mount Buller was the wettest place in Victoria this season.
  • Many sites had their highest spring daily rainfall on record
  • Many sites, including those with more than 100 years of data, had their highest total spring rainfall on record, or their highest total spring rainfall for at least 20 years

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Extremes in spring 2022
Hottest day 33.3 °C at Walpeup Research on 26 Nov
Warmest days on average 21.9 °C at Mildura Airport
Coolest days on average 6.3 °C at Falls Creek
Coldest day -2.0 °C at Falls Creek on 21 Nov
Coldest night -7.1 °C at Falls Creek on 13 Sep
Coolest nights on average 0.7 °C at Falls Creek
Warmest nights on average 10.9 °C at Mallacoota
10.9 °C at Rhyll
Warmest night 20.4 °C at Cape Otway Lighthouse on 10 Nov
Warmest on average overall 16.0 °C at Mildura Airport
Coolest on average overall 3.5 °C at Falls Creek
Wettest overall 1011.4 mm at Mount Buller
Wettest day 128.0 mm at Strathbogie North on 13 Oct
Strongest wind gust 137 km/h at Mount Hotham on 13 Oct

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Mean
daily
maximum
temperatures
Map of Mean maximum temperature Map of Anomaly in mean maximum temperature Map of Decile rank of mean maximum temperature
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daily
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temperatures
Map of Mean minimum temperature Map of Anomaly in mean minimum temperature Map of Decile rank of mean minimum temperature

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Record highest spring daily rainfall
New record
(mm)
Old
record
Years of
record
Daylesford 85.8 on 13 Oct 71.1 on 4 Nov 1892 153
Strathbogie North 128.0 on 13 Oct 124.5 on 23 Oct 1916 133
Mirranatwa (Bowacka) 76.2 on 22 Oct =76.2 on 18 Sep 1903 122
Willaura (Main Street) 89.2 on 13 Oct 71.9 on 28 Nov 1906 120
Lake Bolac (Post Office) 60.2 on 13 Oct 54.4 on 13 Nov 1998 110
Annuello 46.6 on 13 Oct 46.2 on 21 Nov 1999 93
Winnambool (Kulwin) 57.0 on 13 Oct 56.0 on 9 Oct 1975 88
Rosebud (Country Club) 80.6 on 14 Nov 66.0 on 17 Oct 1983 72
Tawonga 88.2 on 14 Nov 84.8 on 4 Oct 1993 69
Halls Gap 90.6 on 6 Oct 86.0 on 25 Sep 1979 63
Buangor (Biranga) 66.0 on 14 Oct 59.6 on 13 Nov 1998 61
Beaufort (Sheepwash) 50.6 on 22 Oct 45.8 on 19 Nov 1978 55
Ararat Prison 63.0 on 28 Oct 51.6 on 14 Sep 2016 54
Kyneton 83.6 on 13 Oct 70.6 on 31 Oct 2010 54
Tabilk (Tahbilk Winery) 82.4 on 13 Oct 55.2 on 24 Oct 2000 54
Rushworth (Raglus) 72.8 on 13 Oct 65.6 on 17 Oct 1992 38
Avoca (Homebush) 79.6 on 14 Oct 62.4 on 4 Sep 2010 32
Bendigo Airport 65.6 on 13 Oct 54.8 on 24 Oct 2000 32
Kinglake West 73.2 on 14 Oct 67.2 on 31 Oct 2010 31
Combienbar AWS 66.2 on 29 Sep 63.0 on 29 Nov 2005 29
Mortlake Racecourse 50.0 on 13 Oct 39.4 on 4 Nov 2007 29
She Oaks 86.0 on 22 Oct 62.0 on 24 Oct 2000 29
Newham (Cobaw) 71.8 on 13 Oct 64.4 on 24 Oct 2000 28
Lima East (Charnwood) 123.2 on 13 Oct 82.0 on 28 Nov 2010 26
Kithbrook (Balquhain) 73.8 on 14 Oct 50.6 on 28 Nov 2010 23
Manangatang (Chinkapook) 56.0 on 12 Oct 32.2 on 24 Oct 2000 23
Manangatang (Cocamba) 51.8 on 24 Oct 40.0 on 22 Nov 2009 23
Seven Creeks at Strathbogie 73.4 on 14 Oct 67.2 on 5 Sep 2010 23
Sheans Creek (Heronslea) 59.2 on 14 Oct 48.6 on 28 Nov 2010 23
Too Rour (Moroko Park) 97.4 on 13 Oct 75.4 on 4 Sep 2010 23
Boho (Honeysuckle Ck U/S Violet Town) 80.4 on 13 Oct 69.8 on 21 Nov 2003 22
Euroa (Castle Ck at Telford Bridge) 58.8 on 14 Oct 56.6 on 28 Nov 2010 22
Gnarwarre (Barwon River at Pollocksford) 44.4 on 14 Nov 41.8 on 2 Oct 2003 22
Moorabool River at Lal Lal 40.0 on 22 Oct 37.8 on 27 Nov 2011 22
Willowmavin (Avalon Station) 82.2 on 13 Oct 66.2 on 17 Nov 2017 22
Broadford (Kilmore North) 88.0 on 14 Oct 59.0 on 27 Nov 2010 21
Bungeet (Highlands) 55.4 on 13 Nov 51.2 on 4 Sep 2021 21
Leigh River @ Mount Mercer 49.4 on 14 Oct 47.2 on 23 Nov 2020 21
Carboor Upper 58.8 on 14 Oct 53.0 on 20 Oct 2017 20
Goulburn River @ Seymour 89.8 on 13 Oct 61.6 on 21 Oct 2005 20
Ovens River @ Eurobin 61.0 on 14 Nov 59.0 on 20 Oct 2017 20
Rosewhite Fld 54.8 on 13 Nov 50.0 on 14 Nov 2010 20



Record highest spring total rainfall
New record
(mm)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
spring
Daylesford 532.1 474.0 in 1975 150 230.8
Heathcote 438.2 382.8 in 1949 145 150.6
Clunes 374.2 306.0 in 2016 144 157.2
Dimboola 276.8 269.2 in 1924 143 113.1
Echuca Aerodrome 337.6 272.7 in 1975 143 113.7
Kerang 273.3 263.2 in 1993 143 102.8
Kerang (Meran Downs) 356.0 255.0 in 2010 142 99.5
Wickliffe 332.4 289.8 in 1906 141 160.8
Penshurst (Post Office) 346.4 342.1 in 1916 140 197.2
Wedderburn (Post Office) 361.6 339.8 in 1975 140 126.7
Chiltern (Post Office) 509.6 409.4 in 1992 133 182.5
Lake Eildon 442.8 438.5 in 1992 133 226.9
Eldorado 416.6 387.9 in 1917 131 179.6
Longerenong 285.0 282.8 in 1975 129 112.9
Great Western (Seppelt) 309.3 301.0 in 1894 127 146.0
Quambatook South 289.8 269.8 in 1887 127 100.5
Birchip (Woodlands) 279.8 250.6 in 1975 125 99.4
Edenhope (Elizabeth St) 327.1 292.0 in 1975 125 154.9
Natimuk 285.6 270.6 in 1975 125 120.8
Colbinabbin 359.8 341.8 in 1975 124 136.7
Derrinallum (Craigmore) 352.0 333.0 in 1992 124 165.9
Moutajup 331.2 304.1 in 1992 122 179.6
Ninyeunook 259.5 250.6 in 2010 122 96.4
Pira Wild Horse Plains 405.6 243.2 in 2000 122 94.8
Goroke (Post Office) 301.8 265.4 in 1992 121 139.5
Mirranatwa (Bowacka) 422.4 402.2 in 1916 120 195.4
Mooroopna 322.8 320.3 in 1916 119 127.9
Jeparit 321.6 249.9 in 1924 117 106.6
Mincha 292.8 248.2 in 1973 117 100.1
Rochester 320.7 303.2 in 1992 117 116.5
Ballarat Aerodrome 389.6 374.1 in 1916 115 194.3
Sea Lake (Post Office) 303.5 243.5 in 1964 115 91.1
Willaura (Main Street) 384.6 312.8 in 1906 115 156.3
Woomelang 299.4 233.4 in 1992 115 98.1
Birchip (Marlbed) 294.8 252.4 in 1975 112 102.0
Springhurst 427.3 367.4 in 1917 112 160.7
Murrayville 262.8 217.3 in 1964 111 91.7
Ultima (Post Office) 319.0 255.7 in 2010 111 99.2
Ouyen (Post Office) 305.9 234.8 in 1964 109 96.0
Rutherglen Research 445.2 371.0 in 1992 109 158.8
Lake Boga 319.2 251.5 in 1917 108 93.4
Lismore (Post Office) 343.4 326.0 in 1975 103 180.9
Wodonga 456.8 389.6 in 1917 98 181.4
Annuello 309.7 234.8 in 1964 93 86.5
Tongala 348.4 272.9 in 1992 92 117.6
Whitlands (Burder's Lane) 851.9 732.6 in 1975 92 357.6
Werrimull 253.2 196.0 in 1975 87 77.3
Walpeup Research 341.2 233.0 in 1973 83 94.5
Bronzewing 345.8 246.0 in 1964 82 89.2
Laverton RAAF 329.2 314.6 in 1975 82 158.0
Korong Vale (Burnbank) 319.4 302.2 in 2010 80 118.4
Tatura Inst Sustainable Ag 284.8 278.5 in 1949 79 130.4
Archerton 758.8 637.0 in 1992 75 363.9
Tawonga 556.0 535.6 in 2000 69 309.9
Apsley (Post Office) 304.9 280.4 in 1992 66 156.7
Mangalore Airport 397.4 351.8 in 1992 65 151.7
Avoca 358.2 273.1 in 1924 62 135.7
Cobram (Goulburn Murray) 347.3 283.9 in 1975 61 124.8
Rokewood 364.8 319.9 in 1916 61 174.0
Buangor (Biranga) 404.3 378.1 in 1975 58 189.3
Kyabram 354.0 310.3 in 1993 57 121.5
Donald 297.5 282.6 in 1975 56 108.7
Ararat Prison 428.6 340.5 in 1975 54 165.4
Beaufort (Sheepwash) 397.8 316.2 in 1975 54 175.1
High Camp (Lannermoor) 464.2 380.8 in 2010 54 171.9
Boundary Bend 311.2 258.2 in 1975 51 100.6
Kyneton 489.9 434.6 in 2010 51 212.2
Nyora (Post Office) 456.7 442.3 in 1983 49 291.4
Tabilk (Tahbilk Winery) 415.1 348.1 in 1992 48 152.8
Wanalta DAEN Station 324.9 319.2 in 1992 48 138.0
Lindsay Point 240.4 199.8 in 1979 47 86.4
Birchip Cropping Group 291.5 231.7 in 1975 45 100.4
Hamilton Airport 340.4 323.6 in 1992 40 174.4
Wallan 357.2 357.0 in 2010 40 190.3
Mount Buller 1011.4 755.1 in 1949 39 429.7
Upper Plenty 413.4 395.8 in 2010 35 212.0
Cerberus 329.2 273.8 in 2004 33 192.8
Aireys Inlet 325.6 259.0 in 2000 29 181.2
Hunters Hill 758.0 559.0 in 2000 29 315.9
Mortlake Racecourse 304.0 266.8 in 2020 29 165.3
Port Fairy AWS 283.8 277.6 in 2013 29 173.0
She Oaks 373.4 283.2 in 2010 29 168.3
Yarrawonga 360.2 231.4 in 2016 29 131.8
Coldstream 414.0 341.2 in 2011 28 220.4
Falls Creek 935.6 762.4 in 1998 28 392.7
Mount Tamboritha 453.0 447.4 in 2021 27 260.2
Shepparton Airport 280.8 228.6 in 2010 27 119.2
Mount Hotham 935.0 797.6 in 2010 26 423.9
Stawell Aerodrome 293.8 227.0 in 2010 26 130.1
Swan Hill Aerodrome 324.2 206.2 in 2010 26 97.7
Horsham Aerodrome 295.2 166.0 in 2009 25 106.6
Patyah (Booroopki) 299.1 270.6 in 2016 25 134.2
Lima East (Charnwood) 669.2 488.4 in 2010 24 241.3
Newham (Cobaw) 498.6 427.2 in 2010 24 202.9
Warrambine Ck at Warrambine 290.0 272.1 in 2003 24 138.1
Acheron River @ Taggerty 547.4 418.0 in 1975 23 213.8
Colac Airport 326.2 265.8 in 2016 23 175.6
Warrnambool Airport NDB 341.2 318.4 in 2020 23 196.8
Boho (Honeysuckle Ck U/S Violet Town) 648.8 320.0 in 2010 22 196.6
Euroa (Castle Ck at Telford Bridge) 366.6 313.6 in 2010 22 150.5
Gooram (Hillside) 401.2 359.6 in 2010 22 172.5
Gooram (Morella) 456.0 381.6 in 2010 22 178.3
Holland Ck at Wrightley 564.0 416.0 in 2010 22 233.9
Kithbrook (Balquhain) 538.0 353.8 in 2010 22 186.4
Seven Creeks at D/S Polly McQuinns Weir 472.4 433.0 in 2010 22 192.0
Seven Creeks at Strathbogie 503.8 445.2 in 2010 22 213.9
Tolmie (Mount Tabletop Repeater) 527.2 502.0 in 2010 22 248.3
Whitfield (King River at Cheshunt) 670.6 579.0 in 2010 22 277.1
Willowmavin (Avalon Station) 510.2 395.2 in 2010 22 187.3
Barwon Heads Golf Club 300.1 284.8 in 2010 21 161.1
Bullarto South 592.7 409.2 in 2016 21 222.2
Edi Upper (Black Range Trout Farm) 574.9 539.4 in 2010 21 260.1
Hurdle Ck at Bobinawarrah 403.4 295.2 in 2010 21 180.9
Kelvin View (Waterhouse Reservoir) 406.8 331.6 in 2010 21 164.7
Moorabool River at Lal Lal 354.2 291.4 in 2010 21 164.5
Myrrhee (Boggy Ck at Angleside) 464.6 361.0 in 2010 21 182.8
Viewbank 368.6 327.8 in 2011 21 202.1
Bloomfield Park (Everton) 461.6 328.2 in 2010 20 186.7
Bungeet (Highlands) 422.2 300.4 in 2010 20 146.5
Carboor Upper 568.4 430.6 in 2010 20 224.9
Halls (Buckland River at Twelve Mile) 721.3 688.6 in 2010 20 339.4
Leigh River @ Mount Mercer 439.0 303.6 in 2010 20 178.5
Manangatang (Cocamba) 369.0 190.8 in 2000 20 90.8
Myrhee (Handcocks) 784.0 540.0 in 2016 20 301.3
Ovens River @ Eurobin 745.0 469.0 in 2016 20 284.4
Rosewhite Fld 498.4 378.4 in 2016 20 223.0
Sheans Creek (Heronslea) 401.6 291.0 in 2010 20 154.2
Too Rour (Moroko Park) 671.2 294.8 in 2004 20 196.9
Traralgon Creek at Koornalla 340.8 314.0 in 2011 20 211.0

Highest spring total rainfall for at least 20 years
Observed
(mm)
Most recent
higher
Average for
spring
Branxholme (Bassett) 323.2 330.8 in 1890* 180.4
Meredith (Darra) 423.0 459.8 in 1916 199.6
Scotsburn (Mount Boninyong) 438.8 492.4 in 1916 225.8
Woodend 476.0 536.2 in 1916* 219.3
Meredith 386.4 474.9 in 1916* 201.1
Blackwood 531.7 703.1 in 1916* 272.2
Murchison 317.6 343.9 in 1916* 141.5
Eurobin 590.4 596.1 in 1917* 294.7
Wilsons Reservoir 435.1 508.5 in 1916* 245.0
Yan Yean 356.0 371.6 in 1934* 191.0
Cobden (Post Office) 399.6 409.6 in 1952 230.1
Nullawarre 427.0 438.3 in 1949* 230.1
Terang 331.6 357.8 in 1953* 214.4
Cape Otway Lighthouse 370.6 373.3 in 1971* 234.3
Rosebud (Country Club) 329.2 347.7 in 1975 203.4
Strathbogie 497.8 544.4 in 1975 243.3
Charlton (Donald St) 283.8 312.7 in 1975* 117.5
Stanhope 286.0 292.0 in 1975* 116.7
Rupanyup (Post Office) 281.0 281.6 in 1975* 120.6
St Arnaud 318.8 408.7 in 1975* 133.2
Vaughan 364.3 375.7 in 1975* 167.6
Balmoral (Post Office) 319.6 329.8 in 1975* 167.0
Wycheproof 269.4 270.1 in 1975* 107.2
Moorabbin Airport 342.2 370.4 in 1983* 198.2
Dartmouth Reservoir 515.8 519.4 in 1992 272.4
Derrinallum (Post Office) 368.8 372.2 in 1992 187.8
Mitta Mitta 504.2 553.8 in 1992 282.6
Mansfield (Post Office) 365.2 371.6 in 1992* 193.5
Wangaratta Aero 370.4 378.4 in 1992* 154.9
Hesket (Straws Lane) 478.6 522.2 in 1993* 255.5
Rushworth (Raglus) 360.5 365.2 in 1992* 141.5
Scoresby Research Institute 416.6 500.1 in 1992* 248.6
Elmore 274.6 322.8 in 1992* 122.7
Eltham 359.2 379.6 in 1992* 209.9
Milawa Brown Bros 334.6 371.7 in 1992* 170.7
Yea 348.7 351.6 in 1992* 177.7
Oakleigh (Metropolitan Golf Club) 361.5 437.4 in 1992* 209.1
Kinglake West 571.4 582.6 in 1992* 307.4
Springvale (Sandown) 335.6 339.8 in 1993* 219.1
Dederang 516.4 521.6 in 1992* 251.6
Creightons Creek (Baronga (Creighton's C 377.4 377.8 in 2000 211.5
Melbourne Botanical Gardens 303.9 418.3 in 1992* 185.5

* note: there are gaps in the historical record at this site, so it is possible a higher value has gone unreported




Record lowest spring mean daily maximum temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
spring
Mount Buller 6.5 6.9 in 1986 35 8.7
Hunters Hill 13.8 14.0 in 1994 29 16.2
Yarrawonga 20.0 20.5 in 1996 28 22.9
Cape Nelson Lighthouse 16.3 = 16.3 in 2003 26 17.3
Shepparton Airport 19.7 19.9 in 1996 26 22.3
Stawell Aerodrome 17.6 18.3 in 2016 26 20.2
Swan Hill Aerodrome 20.6 22.3 in 2010 25 24.3
Horsham Aerodrome 18.8 19.5 in 2016 24 21.9
Mount Baw Baw 7.1 7.4 in 2003 23 9.1
Viewbank 18.9 = 18.9 in 2003 22 20.6

Lowest spring mean daily maximum temperature for at least 20 years
Observed
(°C)
Most recent
lower
Average for
spring
Ararat Prison 17.1 16.6 in 1992 18.5
Bendigo Airport 18.7 18.0 in 1992 20.9
Dartmouth Reservoir 18.4 17.6 in 1992 20.4
Echuca Aerodrome 20.1 19.2 in 1992 22.2
Kyabram 19.4 18.7 in 1992 21.6
Lake Eildon 18.5 17.9 in 1992 20.1
Mangalore Airport 18.7 18.1 in 1992 20.7
Maryborough 18.1 17.4 in 1992 20.2
Mildura Airport 21.9 21.4 in 1992 24.2
Ouyen (Post Office) 21.2 21.1 in 1992 23.9
Walpeup Research 21.0 20.7 in 1992 23.4
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse 15.0 14.2 in 1992 15.8
Falls Creek 6.3 5.2 in 1992* 9.0
Kerang 20.4 20.0 in 1992* 23.0
Longerenong 19.1 18.5 in 1992* 21.1
Wangaratta Aero 19.4 18.7 in 1992* 21.7
Ballarat Aerodrome 15.6 15.0 in 1992* 16.8
Avalon Airport 18.4 18.2 in 1995 20.2
East Sale 18.7 18.4 in 1995 19.3
Laverton RAAF 18.3 18.2 in 1995 19.4
Melbourne Airport 18.3 18.0 in 1995 19.5
Mount Moornapa 16.9 16.5 in 1995 18.8
Essendon Airport 18.5 17.9 in 1971* 19.4

* note: there are gaps in the historical record at this site, so it is possible a lower value has gone unreported




Record highest spring mean daily minimum temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
spring
Ararat Prison 7.8 = 7.8 in 1975 53 6.4
Horsham Aerodrome 7.4 = 7.4 in 2017 24 6.2

Highest spring mean daily minimum temperature for at least 20 years
Observed
(°C)
Most recent
higher
Average for
spring
Rutherglen Research 7.8 8.6 in 2000 6.3
Wangaratta Aero 8.5 8.6 in 2000 6.8



Record lowest spring mean temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
spring
Mount Buller 3.7 = 3.7 in 1986 35 5.2
Swan Hill Aerodrome 14.7 14.9 in 2003 25 16.4

Lowest spring mean temperature for at least 20 years
Observed
(°C)
Most recent
lower
Average for
spring
Mildura Airport 16.0 15.3 in 1992 17.1
Ouyen (Post Office) 15.3 14.8 in 1992 16.5
Walpeup Research 15.0 14.4 in 1992 16.2
Falls Creek 3.5 =3.5 in 1996 5.4
Hunters Hill 10.0 =10.0 in 1996 11.7



Summary statistics for spring 2022
Maximum temperatures
(°C)
Minimum temperatures
(°C)
Rainfall
(millimetres)
Mean for
spring
2022
Diff
from
average
Highest for
spring
2022
Mean for
spring
2022
Diff
from
average
Lowest for
spring
2022
Total for
spring
2022
Average
for
spring
Rank of
spring
2022
Fraction of
spring
average
North Mallee (district 76)
Mildura Airport 21.9 -2.3 32.8 26 Nov 10.0 +0.1 2.0 3 Sep 207.2 82.7 v high 251%
Ouyen (Post Office) 21.2 -2.7 33.0 26 Nov 9.3 +0.2 1.6 3 Sep 305.9 96.0 highest 319%
Walpeup Research 21.0 -2.4 33.3 26 Nov 9.1 0.0 0.5 3 Sep 341.2 94.5 highest 361%
South Mallee (district 77)
Hopetoun Airport 20.5 -3.9 32.8 26 Nov 8.1 +0.3 -0.2 3 Sep 241.6 88.8 v high 272%
Swan Hill Aerodrome 20.6 -3.7 31.6 26 Nov 8.7 +0.2 0.9 13 Sep 324.2 97.7 highest 332%
North Wimmera (district 78)
Kellalac (Warracknabeal Airport) 19.5   32.4 26 Nov 8.2   0.9 3 Sep 258.6
Nhill Aerodrome 18.9 -3.5 30.3 9 Nov 8.3 +0.5 1.6 3 Sep 283.2 97.9 v high 289%
South Wimmera (district 79)
Edenhope Airport 18.1 -2.5 29.7 9 Nov 8.7 +0.7 2.1 9 Oct 257.4 121.6 v high 212%
Grampians (Mount William) 9.9 -2.7 21.0 9 Nov 3.7 -0.5 -1.5 2 Sep 477.0 283.7 high 168%
Horsham Aerodrome 18.8 -3.1 30.8 26 Nov 7.4 +1.2 -0.5 13 Sep 295.2 106.6 highest 277%
Kanagulk 17.6 -2.8 28.3 26 Nov 8.0 +0.9 0.5 25 Sep 270.0 118.4 v high 228%
Longerenong 19.1 -2.0 32.1 26 Nov 7.5 +0.6 0.1 9 Oct 285.0 112.9 highest 252%
Pyrenees (Ben Nevis) 13.2 -2.5 24.1 26 Nov 5.8 -0.4 0.2 2 Nov 395.2 195.4 v high 202%
Stawell Aerodrome 17.6 -2.6 29.5 26 Nov 8.4 +0.6 0.0 13 Sep 293.8 130.1 highest 226%
Lower North (district 80)
Charlton 19.8 -3.6 31.7 26 Nov 8.2 +0.2 0.0 13 Sep 294.0 107.8 v high 273%
Echuca Aerodrome 20.1 -2.1 29.2 26 Nov     3.0 13 Sep 337.6 113.7 highest 297%
Kerang 20.4 -2.6 30.0 26 Nov 9.7 +0.8 2.2 14 Sep 273.3 102.8 highest 266%
Kyabram 19.4 -2.2 28.5 26 Nov 8.6 +0.8 0.3 14 Sep 354.0 121.5 highest 291%
Upper North (district 81)
Bendigo Airport 18.7 -2.2 28.2 9 Nov 7.9 +0.8 -0.7 13 Sep
Shepparton Airport 19.7 -2.6 29.1 26 Nov 8.8 +0.9 -0.1 14 Sep 280.8 119.2 highest 236%
Yarrawonga 20.0 -2.9 29.4 26 Nov 8.4 +0.6 -0.9 5 Sep 360.2 131.8 highest 273%
Lower Northeast (district 82)
Corryong Airport 20.1 -2.0 28.0 20 Oct 8.2 +2.4 -0.5 4 Sep 372.8 204.2 high 183%
Dartmouth Reservoir 18.4 -2.0 28.0 20 Oct     1.1 10 Oct 515.8 272.4 v high 189%
Hunters Hill 13.8 -2.4 23.0 20 Oct 6.2 -1.1 -0.3 3 Sep 758.0 315.9 highest 240%
Rutherglen Research 19.6 -1.7 28.3 26 Nov 7.8 +1.5 -2.2 3 Sep 445.2 158.8 highest 280%
Strathbogie 16.4 -1.6 25.7 20 Oct 5.2 -0.3 -2.6 14 Sep 497.8 243.3 v high 205%
Wangaratta Aero 19.4 -2.3 28.0 26 Nov 8.5 +1.7 -0.5 3 Sep 370.4 154.9 v high 239%
Upper Northeast (district 83)
Falls Creek 6.3 -2.7 15.9 20 Oct 0.7 -1.1 -7.1 13 Sep 935.6 392.7 highest 238%
Mount Buller 6.5 -2.2 17.0 20 Oct 0.9 -0.9 -6.9 13 Sep 1011.4 429.7 highest 235%
Omeo 16.8 -2.0 25.3 9 Nov 5.3 0.0 -3.8 6 Sep 256.8 193.1 high 133%
East Gippsland (district 84)
Combienbar AWS 16.8 -1.7 26.2 10 Nov 7.8 -0.4 2.2 13 Sep 478.0 283.4 v high 169%
Gabo Island Lighthouse 17.3 +0.1 24.3 14 Nov     7.8 3 Sep 238.8 219.0 average 109%
Gelantipy 15.0 -1.6 23.7 9 Nov 6.1 -0.1 0.3 6 Sep 268.8 225.1 average 119%
Lakes Entrance (Eastern Beach Road) 18.0 -1.6 28.7 31 Oct 9.5 -0.1 1.5 14 Sep 260.9 190.0 high 137%
Mallacoota 18.4 -0.8 28.2 31 Oct 10.9 +0.7 3.3 14 Sep 270.4 243.5 average 111%
Mount Nowa Nowa 17.6 -1.5 28.8 10 Nov 8.8 -0.5 3.0 14 Sep 329.4 229.2 high 144%
West Gippsland (district 85)
Bairnsdale Airport 18.8 -1.1 28.3 10 Nov 8.2 +0.5 -1.0 14 Sep 204.8 192.3 average 107%
Corner Inlet (Yanakie) 17.0   28.4 10 Nov 9.1   2.8 19 Oct 253.4 216.9 high 117%
East Sale 18.7 -0.6 29.1 10 Nov 8.2 +0.6 -0.7 14 Sep 200.2 170.0 high 118%
East Sale Airport 18.9   28.6 10 Nov 8.2   -0.9 14 Sep 206.2
Morwell (Latrobe Valley Airport) 18.5 -1.1 29.7 10 Nov 8.0 +0.3 -1.8 14 Sep 274.4 221.5 high 124%
Mount Baw Baw 7.1 -2.0 16.9 20 Oct 1.2 -0.7 -4.2 13 Sep 713.0 493.2 v high 145%
Mount Moornapa 16.9 -1.9 28.2 10 Nov 8.0 -0.4 2.1 14 Sep 342.8 253.1 v high 135%
Nilma North (Warragul) 17.6   28.1 10 Nov 8.1   0.8 3 Oct 427.0
Pound Creek 17.6 -1.2 28.1 10 Nov 9.0 +0.2 1.1 14 Sep 259.2 223.8 high 116%
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse 15.0 -0.8 22.9 9 Nov 10.7 +0.6 5.9 21 Nov 378.4 262.3 v high 144%
Yarram Airport 18.1 -1.5 30.1 10 Nov 7.8 0.0 -0.6 14 Sep 192.4 169.3 high 114%
East Central (district 86)
Cerberus 17.8 -0.8 27.5 10 Nov 9.2 +0.1 2.9 25 Sep 329.2 192.8 highest 171%
Coldstream 18.8 -1.2 28.5 9 Nov 7.9 +0.8 -1.5 14 Sep 414.0 220.4 highest 188%
Essendon Airport 18.5 -0.9 28.5 9 Nov 9.2 +0.7 0.5 14 Sep 274.6 170.1 v high 161%
Ferny Creek 14.8 -1.9 24.5 9 Nov 7.7 -0.5 2.3 2 Nov 610.4 370.2 v high 165%
Frankston (Ballam Park) 18.1   28.4 9 Nov 9.7   2.6 14 Sep 339.8
Melbourne (Olympic Park) 18.7   29.3 9 Nov 10.5   3.5 14 Sep 271.6
Melbourne Airport 18.3 -1.2 28.3 9 Nov 8.7 0.0 0.8 14 Sep 270.4 164.6 v high 164%
Moorabbin Airport 18.5 -0.9 29.4 9 Nov 9.7 +0.2 1.4 14 Sep 342.2 198.2 v high 173%
Rhyll 18.0 -0.2 27.1 9 Nov 10.9 +0.1 6.5 13 Sep 271.4 192.0 v high 141%
Scoresby Research Institute 18.5 -0.6 29.5 9 Nov 9.1 +0.2 2.2 17 Oct 416.6 248.6 v high 168%
Viewbank 18.9 -1.7 29.1 9 Nov 9.0 -0.4 0.8 14 Sep 368.6 202.1 highest 182%
West Central (district 87)
Avalon Airport 18.4 -1.8 29.4 9 Nov 8.4 0.0 -0.4 14 Sep
Breakwater (Geelong Racecourse) 18.1 -2.0 28.6 9 Nov 9.3 0.0 0.7 14 Sep 283.2 159.3 v high 178%
Laverton RAAF 18.3 -1.1 28.2 9 Nov 9.1 +0.6 1.4 14 Sep 329.2 158.0 highest 208%
Point Cook RAAF 17.8   29.1 9 Nov 9.3   1.5 14 Sep 288.8
She Oaks 16.6 -1.7 27.8 9 Nov 7.8 +0.3 -1.4 14 Sep 373.4 168.3 highest 222%
North Central (district 88)
Eildon Fire Tower 15.3 -1.9 24.8 20 Oct 7.2 -0.5 1.5 13 Sep 382.2 178.0 v high 215%
Lake Eildon 18.5 -1.6 28.5 20 Oct 8.2 +0.8 0.4 13 Sep 442.8 226.9 highest 195%
Mangalore Airport 18.7 -2.0 28.5 26 Nov 7.9 +0.4 -1.4 14 Sep 397.4 151.7 highest 262%
Maryborough 18.1 -2.1 28.2 9 Nov 8.1 +0.7 0.5 14 Sep 354.4 141.4 v high 251%
Puckapunyal Lyon Hill (Defence) 18.4   27.2 9 Nov 8.9   1.7 14 Sep 419.8
Puckapunyal West (Defence) 17.5   26.4 9 Nov 8.0   1.0 14 Sep 400.2
Wallan (Kilmore Gap) 14.7 -1.7 23.4 9 Nov 7.2 0.0 1.5 16 Nov 387.2 189.4 v high 204%
Western Plains (district 89)
Ararat Prison 17.1 -1.4 27.4 26 Nov 7.8 +1.4 -0.8 13 Sep 428.6 165.4 highest 259%
Ballarat Aerodrome 15.6 -1.2 25.2 9 Nov 7.0 +0.7 -1.0 13 Sep 389.6 194.3 highest 201%
Westmere 16.9 -2.4 27.3 9 Nov 6.9 +0.8 -0.6 25 Sep 326.0 149.4 v high 218%
West Coast (district 90)
Aireys Inlet 17.2 -0.9 27.5 8 Nov 9.8 +0.2 3.8 14 Sep 325.6 181.2 highest 180%
Cape Nelson Lighthouse 16.3 -1.0 30.2 9 Nov 10.6 0.0 5.7 25 Sep 239.0 172.0 high 139%
Cape Otway Lighthouse 15.9 -0.9 27.0 9 Nov 10.4 +0.8 5.4 17 Oct 370.6 234.3 v high 158%
Casterton 17.2 -2.1 27.5 9 Nov 7.8 +0.4 -0.1 13 Sep 288.6 162.0 v high 178%
Colac (Mount Gellibrand) 16.2 -1.3 25.9 9 Nov 8.2 +0.3 2.8 14 Sep
Dartmoor 17.6 -1.7 29.0 8 Nov 8.2 +0.2 -0.2 13 Sep 339.2 179.7 v high 189%
Hamilton Airport 16.7 -1.4 27.6 9 Nov 7.5 +0.7 -0.1 13 Sep 340.4 174.4 highest 195%
Mortlake Racecourse 17.5 -0.9 29.4 9 Nov 8.0 +1.3 0.1 13 Sep 304.0 165.3 highest 184%
Port Fairy AWS 17.5 -0.8 29.4 9 Nov 9.9 +0.2 2.6 25 Sep 283.8 173.0 highest 164%
Portland (Cashmore Airport) 16.5 -0.5 28.8 9 Nov 8.9 +0.3 1.1 13 Sep 263.8 205.7 high 128%
Warrnambool Airport NDB 17.2 -1.0 28.8 9 Nov 8.3 +0.5 0.6 25 Sep 341.2 196.8 highest 173%

Notes

The Seasonal climate summary, generally published on the third working day of each month, lists the main features of the weather in Victoria using the most timely and accurate information available on the date of publication; it will generally not be updated. More extensive discussion of significant weather events, along with later information and data that has had greater opportunity for quality control, will be presented in the Monthly Weather Review.

This statement has been prepared based on information available at 2 pm on Friday 2 December 2022. Some checks have been made on the data, but it is possible that results will change as new information becomes available.

In some situations, some or all of the rainfall is in the form of hail or snow. In these cases the totals given are for the water equivalent: the depth of liquid water that results from melting any frozen precipitation. There can be significant 'undercatch' of snow in strong winds, meaning the true precipitation can be higher than that reported.

Averages for individual sites are long-term means based on observations from all available years of record, which vary widely from site to site. They are not shown for sites with less than 10 years of record, as they cannot then be calculated reliably.
The median is sometimes more representative than the mean of long-term average rain.

The Rank indicates how rainfall this time compares with the climate record for the site, based on the decile ranking (very low rainfall is in decile 1, low in decile 2 or 3, average in decile 4 to 7, high in decile 8 or 9 and very high is in decile 10).
The Fraction of average shows how much rain has fallen this time as a percentage of the long-term mean.

Where temperature area averages are mentioned, they are derived from the ACORN-SAT dataset.

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