2017 News

Operations Log

PWS Operations Log
Date Event Impact Further Action
Each Sunday Scheduled computer reboot Disruption to real-time weather services between 2000 to 2010 Remove erroneous rainfall from data archive after restart (if applicable)
13 December Windows update Disruption to real-time weather services from 2122 to 2137 Nil
10 December Windows update Disruption to real-time weather services from 1718 to 1857 Removed erroneous rainfall from data archive after restart
11 October to 18 October Power outage whilst unattended Missing electronic data with disruption to real-time weather services from 0942 on 11 October to 1600 on 18 October Nil
22 September Windows update and restart Disruption to real-time weather services from 1945 to 2105 Removed erroneous rainfall from data archive after restart
21 September Windows update and restart Disruption to real-time weather services from 1730 to 1930 Removed erroneous rainfall from data archive after restart
4 August Thermo-hygro problem Disruption to real-time weather services from 1600 to 1700 PWS offline until temperature sensor normalised
4 August Thermo-hygro problem Invalid or missing temperature data from 1435 to 1600 Temperature sensor reset and batteries replaced
5 July Transmission drop-out Missing electronic data with disruption to real-time weather services from 0140 to 0820 Nil
24 June Windows update and restart Disruption to real-time weather services from 2020 to 2030 Nil
6 June Temporary power disruption Disruption to real-time weather services from 1300 to 1315 Nil
4 May Thermo-hygro problem Invalid or missing temperature data from 1255 to 1430 Temperature sensor reset
1 May Thermo-hygro problem Disruption to real-time weather services from 1900 to 1940 Temperature sensor reset and batteries replaced

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News & Reviews

Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, November 2017

December 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 33.1 mm at Truganina compared to 21.5 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 26.1° C at Truganina compared to 25.6° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 14.1° C at Truganina compared to 13.4° C at Cranbourne.

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November 2017 Monthly Weather Review

December 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 33.1 mm. The long-term November mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 52.7 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 26.1° C. The long-term November mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 21.5° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 14.1° C. The long-term November mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 10.2° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, October 2017

November 8, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 49.6 mm at Truganina compared to 52.4 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 20.9° C at Truganina compared to 20.5° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 10.6° C at Truganina compared to 10.2° C at Cranbourne.

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October 2017 Monthly Weather Review

November 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 49.6 mm. The long-term October mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 55.4 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 20.9° C. The long-term October mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 19.3° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 10.6° C. The long-term October mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 8.3° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, September 2017

October 4, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 21.1 mm at Truganina compared to 69.8 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 18.4° C at Truganina compared to 16.9° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 8.0° C at Truganina compared to 8.3° C at Cranbourne.

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September 2017 Monthly Weather Review

October 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 21.1 mm. The long-term September mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 49.4 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 18.4° C. The long-term September mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 17.0° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 8.0° C. The long-term September mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 6.7° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, August 2017

September 2, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 44.9 mm at Truganina compared to 84.1 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 14.9° C at Truganina compared to 14.2° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 5.9° C at Truganina compared to 7.0° C at Cranbourne.

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August 2017 Monthly Weather Review

September 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 44.9 mm. The long-term August mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 44.0 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 14.9° C. The long-term August mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 14.9° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 5.9° C. The long-term August mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 5.6° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, July 2017

August 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 28.6 mm at Truganina compared to 47.7 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 14.9° C at Truganina compared to 14.0° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 4.9° C at Truganina compared to 6.4° C at Cranbourne.

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July 2017 Monthly Weather Review

August 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 28.6 mm. The long-term July mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 38.9 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 14.9° C. The long-term July mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 13.7° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 4.9° C. The long-term July mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 5.1° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, June 2017

July 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 11.8 mm at Truganina compared to 30.4 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 15.0° C at Truganina compared to 14.0° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 5.6° C at Truganina compared to 6.6° C at Cranbourne.

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Cold Snap Sends Shiver Across The State

July 1, 2017

Melburnians woke on the first day of July to a layer of ice on their cars and lawns.

The overnight temperature fell to -0.7° C in Truganina. Sub-zero temperatures were also recorded across many parts of the Melbourne metropolitan area.

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June 2017 Monthly Weather Review

July 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 11.8 mm. The long-term June mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 38.8 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 15.0° C. The long-term June mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 14.2° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 5.6° C. The long-term June mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 5.8° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, May 2017

June 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 20.0 mm at Truganina compared to 43.7 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean maximum temperature was 17.3° C at Truganina compared to 16.7° C at Cranbourne.

The mean minimum temperature was 8.1° C at Truganina compared to 8.4° C at Cranbourne.

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May 2017 Monthly Weather Review

June 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 20.0 mm. The long-term May mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 46.1 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 17.3° C. The long-term May mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 16.9° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 8.1° C. The long-term May mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 7.8° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, April 2017

May 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 113.1 mm at Truganina compared to 93.3 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean maximum temperature was 20.6° C at Truganina compared to 20.5° C at Cranbourne.

The mean minimum temperature was 11.5° C at Truganina compared to 11.2° C at Cranbourne.

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April 2017 Monthly Weather Review

May 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 113.1 mm. The long-term April mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 45.0 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 20.6° C. The long-term April mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 20.2° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 11.5° C. The long-term April mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 9.9° C.

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Truganina Weather In Test Mode

April 1, 2017

Truganina Weather commenced operating today in test mode.

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