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This page hosts our annual operations log, monthly and annual weather reviews, as well as significant PWS or weather events during the year.


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)
14 March Windows update and restart Disruption to real-time weather services from 2100 to 2112 Removed erroneous rainfall from data archive after restart
27 February to 3 March WUHU (data-logging software) lock-up whilst unattended Missing electronic data with disruption to real-time weather services from 1300 on 27 February to 1040 on 3 March Removed erroneous rainfall from data archive after restart
14 February Windows update and restart Disruption to real-time weather services from 2240 to 2255 Nil
31 January Disruption to mains power Missing electronic data with disruption to real-time weather services from 0035 to 0830 Removed erroneous rainfall from data archive after restart
22 January Windows update and restart Disruption to real-time weather services from 1145 to 1230 Removed erroneous rainfall from data archive after restart

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News & Reviews

Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, April 2018

May 2, 2018

The total monthly rainfall was 10.2 mm at Truganina compared to 19.5 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 21.9° C at Truganina compared to 21.6° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 11.4° C at Truganina compared to 11.1° C at Cranbourne.

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April 2018 Monthly Weather Review

May 1, 2018

The total monthly rainfall was 10.2 mm. The long-term April mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 45.6 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 21.9° C. The long-term April mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 20.2° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 11.4° C. The long-term April mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 9.9° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, March 2018

April 1, 2018

The total monthly rainfall was 20.4 mm at Truganina compared to 39.1 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 25.1° C at Truganina compared to 24.7° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 13.6° C at Truganina compared to 13.9° C at Cranbourne.

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March 2018 Monthly Weather Review

The total monthly rainfall was 20.4 mm. The long-term March mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 34.7 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 25.1° C. The long-term March mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 23.7° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 13.6° C. The long-term March mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 12.6° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, February 2018

March 3, 2018

The total monthly rainfall was 0.6 mm at Truganina compared to 1.5 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 26.9° C at Truganina compared to 26.8° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 16.2° C at Truganina compared to 15.7° C at Cranbourne.

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February 2018 Monthly Weather Review

March 3, 2018

The total monthly rainfall was 0.6 mm. The long-term February mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 46.0 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 26.9° C. The long-term February mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 25.6° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 16.2° C. The long-term February mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 14.3° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, January 2018

February 2, 2018

The total monthly rainfall was 66.1 mm at Truganina compared to 64.7 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 27.5° C at Truganina compared to 27.2° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 16.8° C at Truganina compared to 16.2° C at Cranbourne.

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January 2018 Monthly Weather Review

February 1, 2018

The total monthly rainfall was 66.1 mm. The long-term January mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 39.2 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 27.5° C. The long-term January mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 25.7° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 16.8° C. The long-term January mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 13.8° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, December 2017

January 1, 2018

The total monthly rainfall was 79.1 mm at Truganina compared to 140.4 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 25.1° C at Truganina compared to 24.6° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 14.8° C at Truganina compared to 14.4° C at Cranbourne.

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2017 Annual Weather Review

January 1, 2018

Truganina Weather commenced operating on 1 April 2017 and consequently this annual review only covers the period from that date.

Total rainfall for the period was 401.3 mm and the largest daily amount was 59.2 mm.

The warmest maximum temperature for the period was 39.9° C and the coolest maximum temperature was 8.8° C.

The coolest minimum temperature for the period was -1.5° C and the warmest minimum temperature was 24.6° C.

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December 2017 Monthly Weather Review

January 1, 2018

The total monthly rainfall was 79.1 mm. The long-term December mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 45.6 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 25.1° C. The long-term December mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 23.8° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 14.8° C. The long-term December mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 12.0° C.

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