IDV10300 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Notes on the Weather Issued at 4:52 pm EST on Monday 17 June 2013. Recent Events Rainfall was recorded across the state, although the northwest remained dry. Falls were around 5 to 15mm near the coast, with 40 to 90mm falling in Gippsland, elsewhere rainfalls were generally less than 5mm. The highest totals recorded were 93mm at Bruthen, 78mm at Cabbage Tree and 74mm at Club Terrace. Overnight it was mostly clear about the northwest of Victoria, cloudy about Gippsland and mostly cloudy elsewhere. Areas of fog occurred about the central north and northeast of Victoria this morning. Overnight minimum temperatures were generally 2 to 4 degrees below average, except in the east where temperatures were near or slightly above average. The lowest temperature recorded was -3 degrees at Mt Hotham. Away from the alps the lowest minimum was -2 degree recorded at Ararat and Ballarat. Widespread showers occurred about Gippsland today with scattered falls about the Central district and some isolated showers about the north and southeast. The highest rainfall totals between 9am and 4pm were 42.6mm at Stratford, followed by 32.2 at Bairnsdale, and 21.4mm at Philip Island. Winds were light to moderate southeasterly tending southwesterly north of the ranges, with some locally fresh winds about the east coast this afternoon. Maximum temperatures were 2 to 3 degrees below average. Maximum temperatures ranged from 11 to 14, with the highest of 15 degrees recorded at several centres including Echuca, Benalla and Wangaratta. In Melbourne the temperature ranged from an overnight minimum of 7.2 degrees at 2:58am to a maximum of 12.1 degrees at 15:18pm. The City gauge recorded 1.2mm of rain in the 24 hours to 9am. Today 0.6mm was recorded in the city gauge with the highest suburban rainfall of 10.2mm recorded at Cardinia Creek in Officer in the period from 9am to 4pm. Explanatory Notes An upper level trough over northern Victoria will clear away to the north overnight. A high pressure system to the south of Tasmania will move slowly eastwards over the next few days. A low pressure system will approach western Victoria from the west during Friday.