Latest Weather Observations for Victoria

Latest Weather Observations for Victoria

IDV60800

Issued at 6:02 pm EST Thursday 2 July 2015 (issued every 30 minutes, with the page automatically refreshed every 10 minutes)

Where no observation is available within the last 75 minutes, the latest observation is shown in italics and coloured and removed from the table after 24 hours.
Station names link to data for the previous 72 hours.

MALLEE

Date/Time
EST
Tmp

°C
App
Tmp
°C
Dew
Point
°C
Rel
Hum
%
Delta-T

°C
Wind Press
hPa
Rain
since
9 am
mm
Low
Tmp
°C

time
High
Tmp
°C

time
Highest Wind Gust
Dir
 
Spd
km/h
Gust
km/h
Spd
kts
Gust
kts
 Dir  km/h
time
kts
time
Charlton 02/06:00pm 9.4 5.2 1.6 58 3.2 SSW 13 20 7 11 1027.9 0.0 9.4
06:00pm
13.5
01:32pm
SW 43
11:04am
23
11:04am
Hopetoun Airport 02/06:00pm 10.8 6.9 1.4 52 3.9 S 11 17 6 9 1028.5 0.0 10.8
06:00pm
14.4
01:12pm
SW 46
11:15am
25
11:15am
Kerang 02/03:00pm 12.8 8.4 0.1 41 5.3 SSW 13 - 7 - - 0.0 - - - - -
Mildura 02/06:00pm 11.0 7.6 1.8 53 3.9 SSW 9 11 5 6 1028.1 0.0 11.0
06:00pm
16.1
01:39pm
WSW 35
02:25pm
19
02:25pm
Ouyen 02/03:00pm 14.6 6.5 1.0 39 5.9 WSW 33 - 18 - - 0.0 - - - - -
Swan Hill 02/06:00pm 8.9 4.6 -1.5 48 4.0 SSW 11 15 6 8 1027.7 0.0 8.8
06:00pm
14.9
02:09pm
SW 50
11:15am
27
11:15am
Walpeup 02/06:00pm 11.0 8.0 2.1 54 3.8 SSW 7 11 4 6 - 0.0 10.9
06:00pm
15.4
01:34pm
SW 39
11:42am
21
11:42am

WIMMERA

Date/Time
EST
Tmp

°C
App
Tmp
°C
Dew
Point
°C
Rel
Hum
%
Delta-T

°C
Wind Press
hPa
Rain
since
9 am
mm
Low
Tmp
°C

time
High
Tmp
°C

time
Highest Wind Gust
Dir
 
Spd
km/h
Gust
km/h
Spd
kts
Gust
kts
 Dir  km/h
time
kts
time
Edenhope 02/06:00pm 7.2 4.7 1.5 67 2.3 S 4 6 2 3 - 0.0 7.2
06:00pm
12.4
02:20pm
S 43
01:02pm
23
01:02pm
Horsham 02/06:00pm 8.2 2.6 1.4 62 2.8 SSW 20 24 11 13 1028.7 0.0 8.2
06:00pm
12.4
02:45pm
SSW 52
12:44pm
28
12:44pm
Kanagulk 02/06:00pm 6.9 3.8 1.2 67 2.3 SSW 7 11 4 6 1029.0 0.2 6.8
06:00pm
11.7
02:43pm
S 50
12:18pm
27
12:18pm
Longerenong 02/06:00pm 8.9 4.6 0.9 57 3.3 SSW 13 17 7 9 - 0.0 8.9
06:00pm
12.9
02:40pm
S 44
11:24am
24
11:24am
Nhill Aerodrome 02/06:00pm 6.8 2.8 0.7 65 2.4 S 11 13 6 7 1028.7 0.0 6.8
06:00pm
12.9
12:57pm
SSW 46
11:29am
25
11:29am
Stawell 02/06:00pm 7.4 4.4 2.3 70 2.1 SW 7 7 4 4 1028.5 0.4 7.4
06:00pm
11.3
01:12pm
SW 52
10:12am
28
10:12am
Warracknabeal 02/03:00pm 11.8 8.9 1.5 49 4.4 SW 6 - 3 - - 0.0 - - - - -

SOUTH WEST

Date/Time
EST
Tmp

°C
App
Tmp
°C
Dew
Point
°C
Rel
Hum
%
Delta-T

°C
Wind Press
hPa
Rain
since
9 am
mm
Low
Tmp
°C

time
High
Tmp
°C

time
Highest Wind Gust
Dir
 
Spd
km/h
Gust
km/h
Spd
kts
Gust
kts
 Dir  km/h
time
kts
time
Ararat 02/03:00pm 10.2 1.2 0.0 49 4.2 S 37 - 20 - 1026.8 0.7 - - - - -
Ben Nevis 02/06:00pm 1.4 -3.5 -0.5 87 0.7 SSW 15 22 8 12 - 0.2 1.3
06:00pm
5.3
02:03pm
WSW 72
07:29am
39
07:29am
Cape Nelson 02/06:00pm 10.5 4.8 2.6 58 3.4 S 22 32 12 17 1028.6 0.0 10.4
06:00pm
11.9
07:00am
W 72
05:54am
39
05:54am
Cape Otway 02/06:00pm 10.2 3.3 4.4 67 2.6 SW 30 39 16 21 1027.3 0.2 10.2
06:00pm
11.3
01:50pm
WSW 102
07:25am
55
07:25am
Casterton 02/06:00pm 7.2 4.6 4.0 80 1.4 WSW 7 9 4 5 1029.1 0.2 7.2
06:00pm
11.7
01:33pm
NW 44
12:01am
24
12:01am
Dartmoor 02/06:00pm 8.0 - - - - SSE 9 15 5 8 1029.3 0.0 8.0
06:00pm
12.1
01:23pm
SW 48
08:59am
26
08:59am
Hamilton 02/06:00pm 5.3 1.5 1.6 77 1.5 WSW 11 13 6 7 1028.8 0.6 5.2
06:00pm
10.7
12:57pm
W 46
03:00pm
25
03:00pm
Mortlake 02/06:00pm 7.6 5.3 5.7 88 0.9 SSW 7 9 4 5 1028.2 0.0 7.5
06:00pm
11.7
01:46pm
SW 52
08:28am
28
08:28am
Mount Gellibrand 02/06:00pm 6.2 1.5 3.0 80 1.3 SW 17 19 9 10 1027.3 0.2 6.2
06:00pm
9.7
01:17pm
SW 85
08:22am
46
08:22am
Mount William 02/06:00pm -0.4 -8.0 -2.0 89 0.6 SW 28 35 15 19 - 0.4 -0.4
06:00pm
1.8
12:52pm
WSW 89
08:35am
48
08:35am
Port Fairy 02/06:00pm 10.9 5.7 3.7 61 3.2 SSW 20 28 11 15 1028.3 0.0 10.9
06:00pm
12.5
07:00am
SW 78
07:38am
42
07:38am
Portland Airport 02/06:00pm 8.2 5.0 3.1 70 2.2 SSW 9 13 5 7 1028.9 0.2 8.2
06:00pm
11.5
12:49pm
SW 61
07:30am
33
07:30am
Portland Harbour 02/06:00pm 10.4 - - - - SSW 13 17 7 9 1028.5 - - - - - -
Warrnambool 02/06:00pm 8.9 4.5 4.7 75 1.9 WSW 17 20 9 11 1028.3 0.0 8.9
06:00pm
11.8
12:53pm
SW 76
07:26am
41
07:26am
Westmere 02/06:00pm 6.7 3.7 4.0 83 1.2 WSW 9 15 5 8 1028.2 0.0 6.7
06:00pm
10.9
12:42pm
WSW 59
09:00am
32
09:00am

CENTRAL

Date/Time
EST
Tmp

°C
App
Tmp
°C
Dew
Point
°C
Rel
Hum
%
Delta-T

°C
Wind Press
hPa
Rain
since
9 am
mm
Low
Tmp
°C

time
High
Tmp
°C

time
Highest Wind Gust
Dir
 
Spd
km/h
Gust
km/h
Spd
kts
Gust
kts
 Dir  km/h
time
kts
time
Aireys Inlet 02/06:00pm 7.6 3.9 4.4 80 1.4 W 13 19 7 10 - 0.8 7.6
06:00pm
11.2
03:01pm
W 69
07:30am
37
07:30am
Avalon 02/06:00pm 9.7 4.2 3.9 67 2.5 SW 22 28 12 15 1026.9 1.0 9.6
06:00pm
12.4
03:28pm
WNW 57
03:31am
31
03:31am
Ballarat 02/06:00pm 4.7 1.3 1.6 80 1.3 SW 9 13 5 7 1027.5 0.8 4.7
06:00pm
8.8
03:00pm
SW 57
09:37am
31
09:37am
Bundoora 02/09:00am 9.5 2.5 5.8 78 1.7 W 32 - 17 - - 2.0 - - - - -
Cerberus 02/06:00pm 10.1 4.8 2.9 61 3.1 SSW 20 33 11 18 1025.9 1.8 10.0
06:00pm
12.2
01:03pm
WSW 61
09:22am
33
09:22am
Coldstream 02/06:00pm 3.8 0.9 1.7 86 0.8 S 6 9 3 5 1026.3 1.6 3.8
06:00pm
11.5
01:50pm
WSW 57
11:43am
31
11:43am
Cranbourne 02/09:00am 6.9 -4.7 5.8 93 0.5 SW 56 - 30 - - 5.0 - - - - -
Essendon Airport 02/06:00pm 9.0 4.1 4.2 72 2.1 SW 19 26 10 14 1026.6 0.6 8.7
06:00pm
12.0
02:43pm
WSW 69
09:46am
37
09:46am
Fawkner Beacon 02/06:00pm - - - - - SSW 32 41 17 22 - - - - SSW 76
09:49am
41
09:49am
Ferny Creek 02/06:00pm 5.0 2.7 2.5 84 1.0 NW 4 13 2 7 1026.1 2.4 4.9
06:00pm
7.1
01:59pm
W 44
10:00am
24
10:00am
Frankston 02/06:00pm 8.8 6.2 4.4 74 1.9 SSW 7 13 4 7 - - 8.7
06:00pm
11.7
06:00am
WSW 102
09:26am
55
09:26am
Geelong Racecourse 02/06:00pm 8.3 4.9 4.1 75 1.8 WSW 11 15 6 8 1026.8 0.0 8.3
06:00pm
12.4
02:19pm
SSW 56
11:02am
30
11:02am
Laverton 02/06:00pm 9.2 4.7 4.0 70 2.3 SW 17 22 9 12 1026.8 0.0 9.2
06:00pm
12.1
02:59pm
WSW 57
09:29am
31
09:29am
Melbourne Airport 02/06:00pm 8.0 2.9 3.0 71 2.1 SW 19 22 10 12 1026.5 0.2 7.9
06:00pm
11.9
03:07pm
WSW 74
10:11am
40
10:11am
Melbourne (Olympic Park) 02/06:00pm 10.5 6.6 5.5 71 2.3 SSW 15 28 8 15 1026.5 1.6 10.5
06:00pm
11.9
01:51pm
SW 44
09:36am
24
09:36am
Moorabbin Airport 02/06:00pm 9.6 5.2 5.0 73 2.1 SSW 17 26 9 14 1026.5 2.2 9.6
06:00pm
11.8
12:45pm
SW 61
09:45am
33
09:45am
Phillip Island 02/03:00pm 11.6 1.3 6.6 71 2.4 SW 50 - 27 - - 1.0 - - - - -
Point Wilson 02/06:00pm - - - - - WSW 28 33 15 18 - - - - SW 65
11:08am
35
11:08am
Pound Creek 02/06:00pm 9.8 3.3 4.8 71 2.2 SW 28 35 15 19 1025.0 1.2 9.7
06:00pm
11.6
01:06pm
SW 74
09:17am
40
09:17am
Rhyll 02/06:00pm 9.6 5.7 3.6 66 2.6 SW 13 22 7 12 1025.7 2.4 9.5
06:00pm
12.1
12:39pm
SW 72
09:23am
39
09:23am
Scoresby 02/06:00pm 8.3 6.6 3.9 74 1.9 SSW 2 6 1 3 - 1.4 8.2
06:00pm
11.4
12:49pm
WSW 52
10:00am
28
10:00am
Sheoaks 02/06:00pm 6.5 2.8 2.4 75 1.7 WSW 11 17 6 9 1027.2 0.4 6.5
06:00pm
10.1
12:58pm
NW 52
01:30am
28
01:30am
South Channel Island 02/06:00pm - - - - - SW 39 52 21 28 - - - - WSW 98
09:06am
53
09:06am
St Kilda Harbour RMYS 02/06:00pm - - - - - SSW 33 39 18 21 - - - - SW 72
09:58am
39
09:58am
Viewbank 02/06:00pm 9.4 5.6 4.0 69 2.4 SW 13 19 7 10 1026.3 2.4 9.3
06:00pm
11.4
01:02pm
SW 57
12:02pm
31
12:02pm
Wonthaggi 02/03:00pm 10.2 6.1 4.2 66 2.7 SW 15 - 8 - 1023.7 2.0 - - - - -

NORTHERN COUNTRY

Date/Time
EST
Tmp

°C
App
Tmp
°C
Dew
Point
°C
Rel
Hum
%
Delta-T

°C
Wind Press
hPa
Rain
since
9 am
mm
Low
Tmp
°C

time
High
Tmp
°C

time
Highest Wind Gust
Dir
 
Spd
km/h
Gust
km/h
Spd
kts
Gust
kts
 Dir  km/h
time
kts
time
Bendigo 02/06:00pm 7.7 4.4 0.2 59 3.0 SW 7 13 4 7 1027.2 0.4 7.6
06:00pm
12.1
02:26pm
SSW 57
10:58am
31
10:58am
Echuca 02/03:00pm 13.0 7.5 -2.1 35 6.0 S 17 - 9 - 1024.7 0.0 - - - - -
Kyabram 02/06:00pm 7.3 3.8 1.2 65 2.5 SSW 9 15 5 8 - 0.0 7.3
06:00pm
13.1
01:37pm
SW 44
11:45am
24
11:45am
Mangalore 02/06:00pm 8.2 4.1 2.0 65 2.6 SSW 13 20 7 11 1026.8 0.8 7.9
06:00pm
11.7
01:25pm
WSW 63
10:58am
34
10:58am
Redesdale 02/06:00pm 5.9 2.3 0.7 69 2.1 SSW 9 13 5 7 - 0.0 5.8
06:00pm
12.5
02:42pm
WSW 56
10:32am
30
10:32am
Shepparton 02/06:00pm 8.0 3.0 1.6 64 2.6 S 17 22 9 12 1026.7 0.0 8.0
06:00pm
13.1
01:15pm
SW 56
11:34am
30
11:34am
Strathbogie 02/09:00am 5.4 3.4 4.5 94 0.4 W 4 - 2 - - 2.0 - - - - -
Tatura 02/06:00pm 8.1 3.7 0.6 59 3.0 - 13 20 7 11 - 0.0 8.1
06:00pm
13.1
12:55pm
- 54
11:37am
29
11:37am
Yarrawonga 02/06:00pm 7.0 1.7 2.1 71 2.0 SW 19 20 10 11 1025.9 0.2 7.0
06:00pm
13.4
12:27pm
SW 65
12:42pm
35
12:42pm

NORTH EAST

Date/Time
EST
Tmp

°C
App
Tmp
°C
Dew
Point
°C
Rel
Hum
%
Delta-T

°C
Wind Press
hPa
Rain
since
9 am
mm
Low
Tmp
°C

time
High
Tmp
°C

time
Highest Wind Gust
Dir
 
Spd
km/h
Gust
km/h
Spd
kts
Gust
kts
 Dir  km/h
time
kts
time
Albury 02/06:00pm 8.6 3.4 -0.2 54 3.5 SW 17 26 9 14 1025.0 0.6 8.6
06:00pm
12.1
02:30pm
WSW 50
01:21pm
27
01:21pm
Benalla 02/03:00pm 11.1 8.4 0.1 46 4.5 S 4 - 2 - 1023.4 0.8 - - - - -
Corryong Airport 02/03:00pm 8.2 6.7 6.7 90 0.7 SE 4 - 2 - - 2.0 - - - - -
Edi Upper 02/03:00pm 8.8 5.4 1.7 61 3.0 SW 9 - 5 - - 1.0 - - - - -
Falls Creek 02/06:00pm -4.7 -14.0 -5.8 92 0.2 S 35 48 19 26 1022.2 2.2 -4.7
06:00pm
-1.8
08:19am
SSW 65
02:47pm
35
02:47pm
Hunters Hill 02/06:00pm 1.3 -2.3 0.9 97 0.2 WSW 9 17 5 9 - 3.4 1.3
06:00pm
3.2
02:27pm
WSW 39
10:55am
21
10:55am
Lake Dartmouth 02/09:00am 6.2 5.0 4.4 88 0.8 CALM 0 - 0 - - 1.0 - - - - -
Mount Buller 02/06:00pm -4.4 -7.0 -4.8 97 -0.1 CALM 0 0 0 0 - 2.8 -4.4
06:00pm
-0.5
08:03am
- 0
12:00am
0
12:00am
Mount Hotham Airport 02/06:00pm -1.6 -5.8 -3.6 86 0.6 S 9 15 5 8 1026.2 1.6 -1.7
06:00pm
3.2
11:23am
WNW 57
08:36am
31
08:36am
Mount Hotham 02/06:00pm - - - - - CALM 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - 0
12:00am
0
12:00am
Rutherglen 02/06:00pm 5.6 3.2 2.3 79 1.4 S 4 7 2 4 - 0.2 5.6
06:00pm
12.1
12:36pm
SW 50
02:41pm
27
02:41pm
Wangaratta 02/06:00pm 4.3 0.9 1.8 84 1.0 WSW 9 11 5 6 1025.6 0.6 4.3
06:00pm
11.5
11:59am
SW 70
12:18pm
38
12:18pm

NORTH CENTRAL

Date/Time
EST
Tmp

°C
App
Tmp
°C
Dew
Point
°C
Rel
Hum
%
Delta-T

°C
Wind Press
hPa
Rain
since
9 am
mm
Low
Tmp
°C

time
High
Tmp
°C

time
Highest Wind Gust
Dir
 
Spd
km/h
Gust
km/h
Spd
kts
Gust
kts
 Dir  km/h
time
kts
time
Castlemaine 02/03:00pm 9.9 -2.7 0.2 51 4.0 SW 56 - 30 - - 0.6 - - - - -
Eildon Fire Tower 02/06:00pm 3.6 -1.4 1.2 84 1.0 WSW 17 24 9 13 - 1.4 3.5
06:00pm
6.3
02:23pm
SW 67
11:07am
36
11:07am
Kilmore Gap 02/06:00pm 5.0 -1.9 2.7 85 1.0 SSW 28 46 15 25 1026.3 0.2 4.9
06:00pm
7.6
01:18pm
SW 70
10:13am
38
10:13am
Lake Eildon 02/09:00am 7.0 4.4 6.1 94 0.4 SW 9 - 5 - - 3.0 - - - - -
Maryborough 02/03:00pm 10.1 7.8 4.8 69 2.4 SW 6 - 3 - - 0.4 - - - - -

WEST AND SOUTH GIPPSLAND

Date/Time
EST
Tmp

°C
App
Tmp
°C
Dew
Point
°C
Rel
Hum
%
Delta-T

°C
Wind Press
hPa
Rain
since
9 am
mm
Low
Tmp
°C

time
High
Tmp
°C

time
Highest Wind Gust
Dir
 
Spd
km/h
Gust
km/h
Spd
kts
Gust
kts
 Dir  km/h
time
kts
time
East Sale 02/06:00pm 6.4 1.8 3.7 83 1.1 WNW 17 19 9 10 1024.9 5.6 6.4
06:00pm
11.9
06:00am
WSW 65
06:30am
35
06:30am
Hogan Island 02/06:00pm 9.1 -4.7 3.3 67 2.5 WSW 65 78 35 42 1022.0 0.8 9.0
06:00pm
10.6
06:10am
W 109
01:10am
59
01:10am
Latrobe Valley 02/06:00pm 6.1 2.5 5.2 94 0.4 W 13 17 7 9 1025.1 4.4 6.1
06:00pm
10.9
01:51pm
WSW 80
10:21am
43
10:21am
Mount Baw Baw 02/06:00pm -2.7 -5.1 -2.8 99 -0.1 CALM 0 0 - 0 - 6.0 -2.7
06:00pm
0.2
06:11am
WSW 67
06:51am
36
06:51am
Mount Moornapa 02/06:00pm 4.4 0.3 2.3 86 0.9 W 13 30 7 16 - 4.6 4.3
06:00pm
9.8
06:34am
SW 59
10:50am
32
10:50am
Warragul (Nilma North) 02/06:00pm 5.5 2.8 3.5 87 0.8 W 7 9 4 5 1025.6 5.8 5.5
06:00pm
10.3
02:33pm
W 67
09:03am
36
09:03am
Willow Grove 02/09:00am 9.5 2.3 9.3 99 0.1 NW 37 - 20 - - 2.0 - - - - -
Wilsons Promontory 02/06:00pm 9.9 -5.7 4.7 70 2.3 SW 76 87 41 47 1021.2 0.2 9.9
06:00pm
10.9
06:34am
WSW 128
01:03am
69
01:03am
Yanakie 02/06:00pm 9.1 1.7 4.1 71 2.2 SW 32 44 17 24 1024.4 1.0 9.0
06:00pm
12.2
01:24pm
SW 78
09:23am
42
09:23am
Yarram Airport 02/06:00pm 6.8 2.7 4.3 84 1.1 W 15 20 8 11 1024.0 3.0 6.8
06:00pm
11.0
01:59pm
NW 69
01:28am
37
01:28am

EAST GIPPSLAND

Date/Time
EST
Tmp

°C
App
Tmp
°C
Dew
Point
°C
Rel
Hum
%
Delta-T

°C
Wind Press
hPa
Rain
since
9 am
mm
Low
Tmp
°C

time
High
Tmp
°C

time
Highest Wind Gust
Dir
 
Spd
km/h
Gust
km/h
Spd
kts
Gust
kts
 Dir  km/h
time
kts
time
Bairnsdale 02/06:00pm 6.7 1.5 3.3 79 1.4 WNW 20 26 11 14 1024.4 4.2 6.7
06:00pm
11.5
09:37am
WSW 74
10:38am
40
10:38am
Combienbar 02/06:00pm 2.7 -0.7 2.0 95 0.3 SW 9 19 5 10 1022.2 8.2 2.7
06:00pm
8.4
07:01am
WSW 44
05:09am
24
05:09am
Gabo Island 02/06:00pm 9.1 0.1 6.3 83 1.3 W 43 54 23 29 1019.8 2.6 8.8
06:00pm
12.9
08:39am
WSW 87
11:30am
47
11:30am
Gelantipy 02/06:00pm 2.2 -4.4 -0.1 85 0.9 SW 24 35 13 19 1023.0 2.0 2.2
06:00pm
9.0
12:03pm
WSW 67
12:44pm
36
12:44pm
Kingfish B 02/04:50pm 11.8 0.5 3.2 55 3.8 SW 52 59 28 32 1020.8 - - - - - -
Lakes Entrance 02/03:00pm 8.9 1.7 5.9 81 1.4 W 33 - 18 - - 4.0 - - - - -
Mallacoota 02/06:00pm 7.0 2.8 5.5 90 0.7 W 17 26 9 14 1020.7 9.0 7.0
06:00pm
12.6
11:22am
W 59
03:17pm
32
03:17pm
Mount Nowa Nowa 02/06:00pm 4.7 0.8 3.2 90 0.6 W 13 19 7 10 - 4.4 4.7
06:00pm
8.6
06:00am
WSW 61
11:14am
33
11:14am
Omeo 02/06:00pm 1.9 -1.4 -0.2 86 0.8 SSE 7 17 4 9 1024.7 1.6 1.9
06:00pm
10.0
11:35am
S 44
12:18pm
24
12:18pm
Orbost 02/06:00pm 7.1 3.7 3.9 80 1.4 WNW 11 19 6 10 1023.7 2.8 7.0
06:00pm
12.2
06:50am
WSW 57
11:38am
31
11:38am
Point Hicks 02/03:00pm 8.0 -7.6 6.5 90 0.7 W 78 - 42 - - 5.0 - - - - -

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Weather station information

  • Kingfish B weather observations are provided by ExxonMobil.
  • ** Mobile - Stations labelled "Mobile" are mobile AWS sited at a location for short periods.