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This page hosts summaries of local weather reviews and weather events during the year plus our annual operations log.

Operations Log

PWS Operations Log
Date Time Event Impact Further Action
Each Sunday 2000 to 2010 Scheduled computer reboot Disruption to real-time weather services Remove erroneous rainfall from data archive if applicable
5 July 0140 to 0820 Transmission drop-out Disruption to real-time weather services Nil
24 June 2020 to 2030 Windows update and restart Disruption to real-time weather services Nil
18 June 2020 Change WUHU configuration Removed 1hr & 24hr rainfall override Nil
6 June 1300 to 1315 Temporary power disruption Disruption to real-time weather services Nil
4 May 1255 to 1430 Thermo-hygro problem Invalid or missing temperature data Reset temperature sensor
1 May 1900 to 1940 Transmission drop-out Disruption to real-time weather services Replaced batteries in remote unit and checked connections

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News & Reviews

Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, June 2017

 July 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall at Truganina was 11.8 mm compared to 30.4 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean daily maximum temperature at Truganina was 15.0° C compared to 14.0° C at Cranbourne.

The mean daily minimum temperature at Truganina was 5.6° C compared to 6.6° C at Cranbourne.

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Cold Snap Sends Shiver Across The State

 July 1, 2017

Melburnians woke on the first day of July to a layer of ice on their cars and lawns.

The overnight temperature fell to -0.7° C in Truganina. Sub-zero temperatures were also recorded across many parts of the Melbourne metropolitan area.

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June 2017 Monthly Weather Review

 July 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 11.8 mm. The long-term June mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 38.8 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 15.0° C. The long-term June mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 14.2° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 5.6° C. The long-term June mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 5.8° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, May 2017

 June 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall at Truganina was 20.0 mm compared to 43.7 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean maximum temperature at Truganina was 17.3° C compared to 16.7° C at Cranbourne.

The mean minimum temperature at Truganina was 8.1° C compared to 8.4° C at Cranbourne.

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May 2017 Monthly Weather Review

 June 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 20.0 mm. The long-term May mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 46.1 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 17.3° C. The long-term May mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 16.9° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 8.1° C. The long-term May mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 7.8° C.

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Truganina-Cranbourne Comparison, April 2017

 May 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall at Truganina was 113.1 mm compared to 93.3 mm at Cranbourne.

The mean maximum temperature at Truganina was 20.6° C compared to 20.5° C at Cranbourne.

The mean minimum temperature at Truganina was 11.5° C compared to 11.2° C at Cranbourne.

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April 2017 Monthly Weather Review

 May 1, 2017

The total monthly rainfall was 113.1 mm. The long-term April mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 45.0 mm.

The mean daily maximum temperature was 20.6° C. The long-term April mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 20.2° C.

The mean daily minimum temperature was 11.5° C. The long-term April mean for the nearby ABOM AWS at Laverton is 9.9° C.

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Truganina Weather In Test Mode

 April 1, 2017

Truganina Weather commenced operating today in test mode.

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