Monthly Weather Review, December 2019

January 1, 2020

Overview

The total rainfall was 7.1 mm. The long-term mean at nearby Laverton is 45.6 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 25.5° C. The long-term mean at nearby Laverton is 23.8° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 13.7° C. The long-term mean at nearby Laverton is 12.0° C.

Significant Weather & Events

3 Dec - 30 Dec : 28 consecutive days without any rain. This is the second longest period of consecutive days without rain since our station opened.

20 Dec : Laverton recorded its hottest December day since records began in 1941. The temperature at Truganina also exceeded the previous Laverton record set in 2005.

Climatological Summary

Truganina Weather monthly summary, December 2019

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Monthly Meteograms

graph of December 2019 daily rainfall at Truganina Weather graph of December 2019 daily temperatures at Truganina Weather
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Performance Monitoring

The daily rainfall and temperature data are routinely compared against the ABOM AWS at Laverton for quality assurance. The daily rainfall is also routinely compared against the Melbourne Water rainfall and river level station on Skeleton Creek at Hoppers Crossing (Hoppers in the table below).

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performance monitoring report

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Units of Measurement

Unless otherwise advised, temperature is given in degrees Celsius (° C) and rainfall in millimetres (mm).

Observation Times and Reporting Periods

The following conventions are used to assign dates to the observations:

Note: Anomaly is the observed value minus the long-term mean.

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