Monthly Weather Review, August 2023

September 1, 2023


The total rainfall was 20.5 mm. This is 44.4% of the long-term August mean.

The mean maximum temperature was 16.4° C. This is 0.9° C warmer than the long-term August mean.

The mean minimum temperature was 7.5° C. This is 0.9° C warmer than the long-term August mean.

Weather Records

The total rainfall of 20.5 mm is the lowest August rainfall. The previous record was 24.6 mm in August 2018.

The minimum temperature of 13.1° C on the 4th is the warmest August minimum temperature. The previous record was 12.5° C on 30 August 2020.

The mean sea level pressure of 1035.9 hPa on is the highest August pressure. The previous record was 1034.2 hPa on 2 August 2019.

Monthly Review

Truganina Weather monthly summary, August 2023

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Monthly Meteograms

graph of August 2023 daily rainfall at Truganina Weather graph of August 2023 daily temperatures at Truganina Weather
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Performance Monitoring

The daily rainfall and temperature data are routinely compared against the BoM 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 main observation for the day is at 9 am when the precipitation over the past 24 hours is determined, and the maximum and minimum thermometers are also read and reset. The following conventions are used for assigning dates to the observations made:

Climatology & Station Records

Our climatology and station records are based on all available data since from 1 April 2017. All annual data are based on complete calendar years commencing in 2018.

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