AUGUST 2018

  • 184 mm for August, bringing the progressive total to 696.0 mm.
    This compares to the same period last year of 160213.5 mm. with a progressive total of 720.5 mm.
  • As of the 29th of August  Lake Bellfield is holding 67,590 ML or 86% full compared to the same period last year of 68,840 ML or 88% full.
    The total system is holding 293,800 ML or 52.44% full compared to the same period last year of 339,054 ML .or 60.51% full.
    • 167 mm for July, bringing the progressive total to 512.0 mm.
      This compares to the same period last year of 160 mm. with a progressive total of 507.0 mm.
    • As of the 25th of July  Lake Bellfield is holding 63,460 ML or 81% full compared to the same period last year of 64,450 ML or 82% full.
    • Mount William received 180.4 mm for August  compared to the same period last year of 228 mm for August. The highest temperature of 12.0 C was recorded on the 25th of August and the lowest of – 2.3 C was recorded on the 12th of August. The highest wind speed of 111 km/h was recorded on the 10th & 15th of August.

JULY 2018

  • 167 mm for July, bringing the progressive total to 512.0 mm.
    This compares to the same period last year of 160 mm. with a progressive total of 507.0 mm.
  • As of the 25th of July  Lake Bellfield is holding 63,460 ML or 81% full compared to the same period last year of 64,450 ML or 82% full.
    The total system is holding 264,970 ML or 47.29% full compared to the same period last year of 304,379ML .or 54.32% full.
    • 167 mm for July, bringing the progressive total to 512.0 mm.
      This compares to the same period last year of 160 mm. with a progressive total of 507.0 mm.
    • As of the 25th of July  Lake Bellfield is holding 63,460 ML or 81% full compared to the same period last year of 64,450 ML or 82% full.
      The total system is holding 264,970 ML or 47.29% full compared to the same period last year of 304,379ML .or 54.32% full.
    • Mount William received 146.6 mm for July ( unfortunately the weather station on Mount William did not start recording until the 7th of July). This compares to the same period last year of 158.4 mm for July. The highest temperature of 11.7 C was recorded on the 28th of July and the lowest of – 1.4 C was recorded on the 12th of July. The highest wind speed of 113 km/h was recorded on the 6th of July.

JUNE 2018

 

  • 124.5 mm for June, bringing the progressive total to 345.0 mm
    This compares to the same period last year of 12.5 mm. with a progressive total of 347.0 mm.
  • As of the 27th of June  Lake Bellfield is holding 61,850 ML or 79% full compared to the same period last year of 63,850 ML or 81% full.
    The total system is holding 258,300 ML or 46.10% full compared to the same period last year of 296,658 ML .or 52.95% full.
  • Mount William received 0.2 mm for June ( unfortunately the weather station on Mount William has not been recording since the 2nd of June.) 2017 rain for Mount William was 47.4m

 

MAY 2018

  • 122.5 mm for May, bringing the progressive total to 221.5 mm
    This compares to the same period last year of 128.5 mm. with a progressive total of 334.5 mm.
  • As of the 30th of May  Lake Bellfield is holding 61,220 ML or 78% full compared to the same period last year of 64,060 ML or 82% full.
    The total system is holding 256,630 ML or 45.80% full compared to the same period last year of 296,344 ML .or 52.89% full.
  • Mount William received 157.6 mm for May  compared to the same period last year of 141.0 mm.
    The highest temperature of 31.6 C was recorded on the 11th of May and the lowest of – 0.9 C was recorded on the 17th  of May.
  • The highest wind speed of 135 km/h was recorded on the 11th of May.

 

APRIL 2018

  • 35.0 mm for April, bringing the progressive total to 99.0 mm
    This compares to the same period last year of 117 mm. with a progressive total of 206 mm.
  • As of the 25th of April  Lake Bellfield is holding 62,020 ML or 79% full compared to the same period last year of 64,490 ML or 82% full.
    The total system is holding 261,700 ML or 446.71% full compared to the same period last year of 298,047 ML .or 53.19% full.
  • Mount William received 61.0 mm for April,with a progressive total of 154.0 mm  compared to the same period last year of 129 mm.with a progressive total of 262.2 mm.
    The highest temperature of 26.1 C was recorded on the 11th of April and the lowest of 1.9 C was recorded on the 17th  of April.
  • The highest wind speed of 104 km/h was recorded on the 14th of April.

MARCH 2018

  • 27.0 mm for March, bringing the progressive total to 64.0 mm
    This compares to the same period last year of 17.5 mm. with a progressive total of 87.5 mm.
  • As of the 28th of March  Lake Bellfield is holding 63,300 ML or 81% full compared to the same period last year of 65,320 ML or 83% full.
    The total system is holding 272,130 ML or 48.57% full compared to the same period last year of 303,609 ML .or 54.19% full.
  • Mount William received 36.0 mm for March,with a progressive total of 93.0 mm  compared to the same period last year of 30.4 mm.with a progressive total of 133.2 mm.
    The highest temperature of 28.8 C was recorded on the 9th of March and the lowest of 0.8 C was recorded on the 26th  of March.
  • The highest wind speed of 100 km/h was recorded on the 17th of March.

  FEBRUARY 2018

  • 20.0 mm for February, bringing the progressive total to 37.0 mm
    This compares to the same period last year of 17.0 mm. with a progressive total of 70.5 mm.
  • As of the 28th of February  Lake Bellfield is holding 66,190 ML or 84% full compared to the same period last year of 68,040 ML or 87% full.
    The total system is holding 287,120 ML or 51.24% full compared to the same period last year of 324,838 ML .or 57.97% full.
  • Mount William received 33.8 mm for February,with a progressive total of 57.0 mm  compared for the same period last year of 30.4 mm.with a progressive total of 89.6 mm.
    The highest temperature of 31.1 C was recorded on the 7th of February and the lowest of 3.0 C was recorded on the 1st  of February.
  • The highest wind speed of 96 km/h was recorded on the 14th of February.

JANUARY 2018

  • 17.0 mm for January.
    This compares to the same period last year of 53.5 mm.
  • As of the 31st January  Lake Bellfield is holding 68,660 ML or 87% full compared to the same period last year of 69,640 ML or 89% full.
    The total system is holding 309,510 ML or 55.24% full compared to the same period last year of 343,008 ML .
  • Mount William received 23.2 mm for January,  compared for the same period last year of 59.2 mm.
    The highest temperature of 36.1 C was recorded on the 19th of January and the lowest of 3.3 C was recorded on the 31st  of January.
  • The highest wind speed of 91 km/h was recorded on the 12th of

 

DECEMBER  2017

  • 33.0 mm for December bringing the progressive total for the year to 985.5 mm.
    This compares to the same period last year of 55.5 mm with a progressive total of 1272.0mm.
  • As of the 20th of December  Lake Bellfield is holding 71,460 ML or 91% full compared to the same period last year of 70,910 ML or 90% full.
    The total system is holding 340,410 ML or 60.66% full compared to the same period last year of 360,180 ML or 64.18% full.
  • Mount William received 54.2 mm for December,  compared for the same period last year of 63.6 mm.
    The highest temperature of 30.4 C was recorded on the 13th and the lowest of 2.3 C was recorded on the 3rd  of December.
  • The highest wind speed of 96 km/h was recorded on the 2nd of December.

    NOVEMBER  2017

    • 41.0 mm for November bringing the progressive total for the year to 952.0 mm.
      This compares to the same period last year of 58.5 mm with a progressive total of 1216.5mm.
    • As of the 29th of November  Lake Bellfield is holding 72,230 ML or 92% full compared to the same period last year of 72,090 ML or 92% full.
      The total system is holding 351,490 ML or 62.63% full compared to the same period last year of 379,240 ML or 57.50% full.
    • Mount William received 66.6 mm for November,  compared for the same period last year of 110.8 mm.
      The highest temperature of 28 C was recorded on the 29th and the lowest of -1.1 C was recorded on the 4th of November.
    • The highest wind speed of 87 km/h was recorded on the 15th of November.

 

OCTOBER  2017

  • 72.5 mm for October bringing the progressive total for the year to 911.0 mm.
    This compares to the same period last year of 161.0 mm with a progressive total of 1158.0mm.
  • As of the 1st of November  Lake Bellfield is holding 73,200 ML or 93% full compared to the same period last year of 71,000 ML or 90% full.
    The total system is holding 364,290 ML or 64.91% full compared to the same period last year of 370,000 ML or 65.93% full.
  • Mount William received 44.6 mm for October, ( unusually much less than Halls Gap). compared for the same period last year of 225 mm.
    The highest temperature of 14.6 C was recorded on the 18th and the lowest of -0.1 C was recorded on the 6th of October.
  • The highest wind speed of 102 km/h was recorded on the 11th of October.

 

 

 SEPTEMBER  2017

  • 118.0mm for September bringing the progressive total for the year to 838.5mm.
    This compares to the same period last year of 232.5mm with a progressive total of 997.0mm.
  • As of the 27th of September Lake Bellfield is holding 73,240ML or 93% full compared to the same period last year of 61,890ML or 79% full.
    The total system is holding 368,090ML or 65.59% full compared to the same period last year of 307,050ML or 54.71% full.
  • Mount William received 111.4mm for September, compared for the same period last year of 328.2mm.
    The highest temperature of 12.0 C was recorded on the 23rd and the lowest of -2.4 C was recorded on the 5th of September.
  • The highest wind speed was recorded on the 18th of September of 117.06 km/h.

 

  • 118.0mm for September bringing the progressive total for the year to 838.5mm.
    This compares to the same period last year of 232.5mm with a progressive total of 997.0mm.
  • As of the 27th of September Lake Bellfield is holding 73,240ML or 93% full compared to the same period last year of 61,890ML or 79% full.
    The total system is holding 368,090ML or 65.59% full compared to the same period last year of 307,050ML or 54.71% full.
  • Mount William received 111.4mm for September, compared for the same period last year of 328.2mm.
    The highest temperature of 12.0 C was recorded on the 23rd and the lowest of -2.4 C was recorded on the 5th of September.
  • The highest wind speed was recorded on the 18th of September of 117.06 km/h.

 

AUGUST 2017

  • 213.5mm for August bringing the progressive total for the year to 720.5mm.
  • This compares to the same period last year of116.0mm with a progressive total of 764.5mm.
  • As of the 30th of August Lake Bellfield is holding 69,780ML or 89% full compared to the same period last year of 54,410ML or 69% full.
  • The total system is holding 347,500ML or 61.92% full compared to the same period last year of 214,770ML or 38.27% full.
  • Mount William received 228.00mm for August.
  • The highest temperature of 13.0 C was recorded on the 14th and the lowest of -2.5 C was recorded on the 27th August.

JULY 2017

  • 160mm for July bringing the progressive total for the year to 507.0mm.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 247.5mm with a progressive total of 648.5mm.
  • As of the 26th of July Lake Bellfield is holding 64,450ML or 82% full compared to the same period last year of 49,720ML or 63% full.
  • The total system is holding 304,130ML or 54.19% full compared to the same period last year of 166.380ML or 29.65% full.
  • Mount William received 158.4mm for July compared to the same period last year of 168.4mm.(this was not a true recording in 2016 as the station had not been recording since the 23rd of July).
  • The highest temperature of 12.1 C was recorded on the 29th and the lowest of -1.5 C was recorded on the 21st.

JUNE 2017

  • 12.5mm for June bringing the progressive total for the year to 347.0mm.This is the lowest June recording since 1969 when 12.2mm was recorded.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 121.5mm with a progressive total of 401.0mm.
  • As of the 28th of June Lake Bellfield is holding 63,850ML or 81% full compared to the same period last year of 43,030ML or 55% full.
  • The total system is holding 296,420ML or 52.82% full compared to the same period last year of 131,020ML or 23.35% full.
  • Mount William received 47.4mm for June compared to the same period last year of 164.8mm.
  • The highest temperature of 13.4 C was recorded on the 13th and the lowest of -1.0 C was recorded on the 30th.

 

May 2017

  • 128.5mm for  bringing the progressive total for the year to 334.5mm.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 164.00mm for May with a progressive total of 279.5mm.
  • As of the 31st of May Lake Bellfield is holding 64,190ML or 82% full compared to the same period last year of 42,050ML or 54% full.
  • The total system is holding 298,590ML or 53.2% full compared to the same period last year of 124,960ML
  • Mount William received 141mm for May.
  • The maximum temperature of 13.8C was recorded on the 10th May and the minimum of -0.4C was recorded on the 31st of May.

April 2017

  • 117.00mm for April bringing the progressive total for the year to 206.0mm.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 13.00mm for April with a progressive total of 114.5mm.
  • As of the 26th of April Lake Bellfield is holding 64,490ML or 82% full compared to the same period last year of 42,420ML or 54% full.
  • The total system is holding 298,400ML or 53.17% full compared to the same period last year of 123,530ML
  • Mount William received 129mm for April compared to the same period last year of 22.8mm.
  • The maximum temperature of 19.2C was recorded on the 7th April and the minimum of -0.3C was recorded on the 27th of April.
  • The maximum wind gust of 91 km/h was recorded on the 26th of April.

March 2017

  • Only 18.5mm was recorded for March, the lowest rainfall for March since 2007 (12.4mm).
  • The progressive total for 2017 is 89.0mm compared to last year of 37.5mm for March with a progressive total of 114.5mm.
  • As of the 29th of March 2017 Lake Bellfield is holding 65,320ML or 83% full compared to the same period last year of 43,790ML or 56% full.
  • The total system is holding 304,310ML or 54.22% full compared to the same period last year of 128,370ML or 22.87% full.
  • Mount William received 43.6mm for March compared to the same period last year of 54.8mm.
  • The maximum temperature of 28.6 C was recorded on the 1st of March on Mount William.
  • The minimum temperature of 2.2 C was recorded on the 31st of March on Mount William.

 FEBRUARY 2017

  • A dry month with only 17.0mm being recorded bringing the progressive total to 70.5mm.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 43.0mm for February with a progressive total of 64.0mm.
  • As of 22nd February Lake Bellfield is holding 68,040ML or 87% full.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 45,660ML or 58% full.
  • The total system is holding 325,390ML or 57.98% full compared to the same period last year of 137,410ML or 24.48% full.
  • Mount William received 30.4mm for February bringing the progressive total to 89.6mm.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 51.2mm for February with a progressive total of 156.2mm.
  • The maximum temperature of 33.5 C was recorded on the 9th of February at Mount William.
  • The minimum temperature of 2.9 C was recorded on the  19th of February at Mount William.

JANUARY 2017

  • A good January rainfall of 53.5mm.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 21.0mm.
  • As of 1st January Lake Bellfield is holding 69,150ML or 88% full.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 47,120ML or 60% full.
  • The total system is holding 338,920ML or 60.39% full compared to the same period last year of 145,560ML or 25.94% full.
  • Mount William received 59.2mm for January.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 105.0mm.
  • The maximum temperature of 30.6 C was recorded on the 17th of January at Mount William.
  • The minimum of 2.7 C was recorded on the 19th of January at Mount William.

DECEMBER 2016

  • 55.5mm was recorded bringing the progressive total for 2016 to 1272mm, the highest rainfall total since 1964 when we received 1326.5mm. ( four years earlier, 1960 we received 1542.0mm).
  • This compares to the same period last year of 26.0mm with a progressive total of 740.5mm.
  • As of 28th of December 2016 Lake Bellfield is holding 70,910ML or 90% full.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 48,830ML or 62% full.
  • The total system is holding 356,200ML or 63.96% full compared to the same period last year of 152,110ML or 22.31% full.
  • Fyans is 83% full,Lonsdale 87% full, Moora Moora 88% full, Rocklands 50% full,Stawell 96% full,Taylors 96% full, Toolondo 29% full, Wartook 95% full and Green Lake 79% full.
  • Mount William received 63.6mm for December.
  • The maximum temperature of 28.9 C was recorded on the 26th of December at Mount William.
  • The minimum of 1.2 C was recorded on the 9th and 15th of December at Mount William.

NOVEMBER 2016

  • 58.5mm was recorded bringing the progressive total for 2016 to 1216.5mm.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 25.0mm with a progressive total of 714.5mm.
  • As of 30th of November 2016 Lake Bellfield is holding 71,910ML or 92% full.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 50,840ML or 65% full.
  • The total system is holding 372,490ML or 65% full compared to the same period last year of 164,780ML or 29.59% full.
  • Mount William received 110.8mm for November.Compared to the same period last year of 37.2mm.
  • The maximum temperature of 28 C was recorded on the 21st of November at Mount William.
  • The minimum of -0.1 C was recorded on the 1st of November at Mount William.

OCTOBER 2016

  • 161mm was recorded bringing the progressive total for 2016 to 1158mm.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 2.0mm with a progressive total of 689.5mm.
  • As of 26th October 2016 Lake Bellfield is holding 71,000ML or 90% full.
  • This compares to the same period last year of 52,060ML or 66% full.
  • The total system is holding 370,000ML or 66.44% full compared to the same period last year of 171,930ML or 30.87% full.
  • Mount William received 225mm for October.Compared to the same period last year of 11.4mm.
  • The maximum temperature of 19.4 C was recorded on the 25th of October at Mount William.
  • The minimum of -1.7 C was recorded on the 31st of October at Mount William.
  • SEPTEMBER 2016

    • 232.5mm was recorded bringing the progressive total for 2016 to 997.0mm.
    • This compares to the same period last year of 52.0mm with a progressive total of 687.5mm.
    • As of 28th September 2016 Lake Bellfield is holding 61,890ML or 79% full.
    • This compares to the same period last year of 53,330ML or 68% full.
    • The total system is holding 307,050ML or 55.14% full compared to the same period last year of 179,950ML or 32.31% full.
    • Mount William received 328.2mm for September.Compared to the same period last year of 99.6mm.
    • The maximum temperature of 12.4 C was recorded on the 8th of September at Mount William.
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    • AUGUST 2016

      • 116.0 mm was recorded bringing the progressive total for 2016 to 764.5mm.
      • This compares to the same period last year of 51.5 mm with a progressive total of 635.5mm.
      • As of 31st August 2016 Lake Bellfield is holding 54,410ML or 69% full.
      • This compares to the same period last year of 54,570 ML or 69% full.
      • The total system is holding 214,770ML or 38.57% full compared to the same period last year of 176,336ML or 31.66% full.
      • Mount William received 0mm for September.(???) Compared to the same period last year of 129.2mm.
      • The maximum temperature of 4.4 C was recorded on the 31st of August at Mount William.
      • The minimum of -1.1 C was recorded on the 20th of August at Mount William.
      • I phoned the Bureau of Meteorology re. Mount William and was told the problem was a faulty rain gauge which was rectified on the 1st of Sept. and unfortunately there will be no official recording for August 2016.
      • JULY 2016

        • 247.5 mm was recorded bringing the progressive total for 2016 to 648.5 mm.
        • This compares to the same period last year of 144 mm with a progressive total of 584 mm.
        • As of 27TH July 2016 Lake Bellfield is holding 49,720ML or 63% full.
        • This compares to the same period last year of 52,981 ML or 67% full.
        • The total system is holding 162,860 ML or 29.24 % full compared to the same period last year of 168,631ML or 30.28 % full.
        • Mount William received 168.4 mm for the month ( although this is not a true record as the station has not been recording since the 23rd of July ) Compared to the same period last year of 143.6 mm.
        • The maximum temperature of 10.7 C was recorded on the 21st of July at Mount William.
        • The minimum of -3.6 C was recorded on the 13th of July at Mount William.
        • The top wind speed of 113 km/h was recorded on the 12th of July.
    • JUNE 2016

      • 121.5 mm was recorded bringing the progressive total for 2016 to 401 mm.
      • This compares to the same period last year of 92.5 mm with a progressive total of 440 mm.
      • As of the 29th  June 2016 Lake Bellfield is holding 43,720ML or 56 % full.
      • This compares to the same period last year of 51,186 ML or 65% full.
      • The total system is holding 130,860 ML or 23.50 % full compared to the same period last year of 160,456 ML or 28.81 % full.
      • Mount William received 164.8 mm for the month  compared to the same period last year of 113.8 mm.
      • The maximum temperature of 11 .0 C was recorded on the 3rd of June at Mount William.
      • The minimum of -2.6 C was recorded on the 13th of June at Mount William.
      • The top wind speed of 113 km/h was recorded on the 25th of June.
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