January 2021 – Rainfall by Chas;
165 mm for January. This compares to the same period last year of 36 mm for January. This is the highest recording for January since the flood year of 2011 (294mm). As of the 27th January Lake Bellfield is holding 51,030ML or 65% full compared to the same period last year of 53,410ML or 68% full. The total system is holding 194,000ML or 34.62% full compared to the same period last year of 197,710ML or 35.29% full.
Mount William received 85.8mm for January 2021 (once again I think there was a malfunction in the recordings between the 1st and 19th of January).
The highest temperature of 31.4 C was recorded on the 24th of January and the lowest of 2.3 C was recorded on the 27th of January. The highest wind speed of 98 km/h was recorded on the 25th of January 2021.