Monthly Weather Review, December 2023

January 1, 2024


The total rainfall was 115.3 mm. This is 281.9% of the long-term December mean.

The mean maximum temperature was 23.5° C. This is 1.2° C cooler than the long-term December mean.

The mean minimum temperature was 14.8° C. This is 1.0° C warmer than the long-term December mean.

Weather Records

The total rainfall of 115.3 mm is the highest December rainfall. The previous record was 79.1 mm in 2017.

Monthly Review

Truganina Weather monthly summary, December 2023

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Monthly Meteograms

graph of December 2023 daily rainfall at Truganina Weather graph of December 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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