IDV10300 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Notes on the Weather Issued at 4:31 pm EST on Sunday 5 July 2015. Recent Events Patchy rain over southern Victoria during Saturday resulted in falls mostly less than 5mm across the Southwest and Gippsland districts. Higher totals were recorded across the Central district, particularly over the ranges. The heaviest falls were 20mm at Poley Range (near O'Shannassy Reservoir), 16mm at Kinglake and 9mm at Mt St Leonard. Overnight minimum temperatures were generally close to average across the State and mostly ranged between 0 and 8 degrees. The lowest temperatures recorded were -2 at Mt Buller and -1 at Falls Creek and Wangaratta. Fog patches across the Northeast district cleared during the morning. Conditions elsewhere were partly cloudy with moderate northerly winds, fresh at times in the south. There were drizzle patches along the eastern ranges. The highest falls recorded in the 6 hours to 3pm were 3.8mm at Mt Useful, followed by 1mm at Poley Range. Maximum temperatures to 3pm were close to average across all of the State and mostly ranged between 13 and 15 degrees. The highest temperatures recorded were 17 at Nhill, Avalon, Geelong, Gabo Island and Mallacoota. In Melbourne the temperature ranged from a minimum of 9.0 degrees at 08:12 to a maximum of 14.9 degrees at 13:58. 2mm of rain was recorded in the 24 hours to 9am today, with no further rain in the 6 hours to 3pm. Explanatory Notes A small low pressure system and associated cold front south of the Bight will move eastwards and the front will enter western Victoria during Monday but will weaken as it moves across central districts on Monday night. The low will sit just west of Victoria on Monday then it too will weaken before sliding southwards later on Tuesday. A high pressure system will pass well south of Tasmania during Monday and Tuesday to lie over the southern Tasman Sea on Wednesday and a ridge will extend northwards from this high to the New south wales coast. Another weakening low and cold front will approach western Victoria on Thursday.