Notes on the Weather for Victoria

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Notes on the Weather
Issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 14 April 2024.

Recent Events

Mostly settled conditions continued on Saturday in light to moderate southerly
winds, with morning fog patches and light isolated showers clearing to a partly
cloudy day in the south. Dry and mostly sunny conditions in the north. In the
24 hours to 9am, 3mm was recorded at Cape Otway, otherwise up to 1mm was
recorded about the Mornington Peninsula and West and South Gippsland.
Conditions remained dry elsewhere.

Overnight minimum temperatures were generally up to 3 degrees below average.
Minima mostly ranged between 5 and 11 degrees. The lowest temperature recorded
was 1 degree at Mt Hotham AP and Strathbogie. The highest overnight minima
recorded was 15 degrees at Gabo Island.

Morning fog patches were observed about the State this morning, with low cloud
in the south. Fog cleared to a settled day in light to moderate southerly
winds, with partly cloudy conditions in the south and clear skies in the north.
There was no significant rainfall in the 7 hours to 4pm.

Maximum temperatures to 4pm were generally within a degree of the average
monthly maximum and mostly ranged between 17 and 21 degrees. The highest
temperature recorded to 4pm was 25 degrees at Mildura. The lowest maximum
temperature was 11 degrees at Mount Buller and Mount Hotham.

In Melbourne the temperature ranged from a low of 10.5 degrees at 3:17am to a
high of 19.1 degrees as at 3:03pm. There was no rainfall recorded in the 31
hours to 4pm today.

Explanatory Notes
A high pressure system lies over Victoria Sunday, moving eastwards into the
Tasman Sea. A trough brushes southern Victoria late Monday and Tuesday. Another
ridge extends over Victoria from Wednesday into Thursday.