IDV10300 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Notes on the Weather Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Wednesday 25 November 2015. Recent Events Clear conditions in the northeast of the state, with mid to high level cloud entering from the west overnight. Dry conditions overnight, with moderate northerly winds. Overnight minimum temperatures were generally within a couple of degrees of the November average. Temperatures ranged between 7 and 15 degrees. The lowest temperature was 5 degree recorded at Strathbogie, whilst in contrast the highest overnight temperature was 16 degrees recorded at Walpeup, which was 5 degrees above the average. A hot, dry and windy day across the state, with mid to high level cloud in the southwest ahead of an approaching cold front. Winds were strong and gusty northwesterly, with the strongest gust recorded statewide was 111km/hr at Mt Gellibrand. Winds tended fresh and gusty westerly behind the change. To 3pm today, the change was located along the southwest coast of the state. No rainfall was reported in the 7 hours to 3pm. Maximum temperatures were generally between 5 to 11 degrees above the November average, ranging mostly between 28 and 36 degrees and 17 and 21 degrees about the ranges. The highest temperature was 38 degrees recorded at Mildura, Walpeup, and Hopetoun, all 11 degrees above their average. In contrast the lowest daytime temperature was 16 degrees recorded at Falls Creek, 4 degrees above its average. Essendon Airport recorded a maximum temperature of 35 degree, 13 degrees above the November average. In Melbourne the temperature ranged from a minimum of 13.5 degrees at 3:46am to a maximum of 33.2 degrees at 3:05pm. There was no rainfall recorded in the city gauge in the 31 hours to 4pm. Winds were gusty, with the strongest gust recorded was 100km/hr at Aireys Inlet. Explanatory Notes A low pressure trough over southwestern Victoria will move across the remainder of the State this evening and early Thursday. A cold front will quickly follow the trough with a cold, vigorous and unstable southwesterly airflow developing during Thursday morning. A high pressure ridge will then extend eastwards from the Bight to northern Victoria during Friday before strengthening during the weekend.