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Climate

Temperatures in the Goulburn Broken Region vary with topography. The mean maximum temperature is approximately 21C whilst the mean minimum temperature is around 8C.

Average summer temperature highs are usually around 30C throughout the summer months, while often warmer in the north and considerably cooler in the southern high country. During winter, average temperature highs are approximately 13C in the north with the high country closer to 4C.

Photo: Goulburn Broken Climate Montage

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Mean annual rainfall varies across the catchment with changes in topography and ranges from 464 mm at Kyabram to 861mm at Lake Eildon. Mean annual rainfall in the high country can be up to 2000 mm. Landcare Victoria

The following table describes climate conditions for selected sites within the region.



Annual
Summer
Winter
Annual
Mean Daily Temp MAX (C)
Mean Daily Temp MIN (C)
Mean Daily Temp MAX (C)
Mean Daily Temp MIN (C)
Mean Daily Temp MAX (C)
Mean Daily Temp MIN (C)
Mean Rainfall
(mm)
Mean Daily Evaporation (mm)
Benalla
21.9
8.7
30.2
14
13.6
3.6
676.8
-
Dookie
20.8
9.4
28.9
14.6
13.2
4.5
556.9
3.3
Euroa
20.9
9.4
28.9
14.4
13.1
4.6
655
-
Kyabram
21.2
8.3
28.8
13.5
13.6
3.2
464.5
4.4
Lake Eildon
19.8
7.7
27.4
11.8
12.4
4
861.7
2.6
Numurkah
20.8
7.7
30.5
13.6
13.8
3.4
449.8
4.6
Mansfield
20.8
5
28.9
9.5
12.5
1.3
718.8
-
Seymour
21.1
7.7
28.8
12.3
13.4
3.2
602.2
-
Tatura
21.1
8.3
28.5
13.4
13.7
3.5
496.3
3.8
Yarrawonga
22.2
9.9
30.3
15.6
14.2
4.4
516.3
-
Weather Stations
Location of Climate Sites

Prevailing winds generally range from north westerlies to south westerlies with winter winds prevailing from the south. Landcare Victoria

For up to date climate and weather information about the Goulburn Broken and throughout Victoria, visit these Bureau of Meteorology websites:


Climate and Weather DataBureau of Meteorology

Daily and weekly rain, temperature and general weather observations

Forecast information, including provincial city and fire weather forecasts

The Bureau of Meteorology website provides a regular radar update covering a 128 km radius from Melbourne.

Goulburn Broken climate averages:
Detailed climate information for selected locations:
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