|Mean annual maximum temperatures in the North Central region range from 17.8°C in Creswick to over 22°C in Kerang and Echuca. Maximum temperatures are highest in the northern parts of the catchment all year round, generally averaging about 30°C during summer and 14-15°C in winter. Temperature lows in the north average about 9.4°C during summer and drop to an average of 4.5°C in winter.|
In the central part of the region, towns such as Bendigo experience average annual temperature maximums of 20.4°C, with a mean of about 28°C during summer and 13°C in winter. The average annual minimum temperature in these areas is 9°C, with an average minimum of 12-14°C in summer and 4°C during winter.
In the southern part of the region, maximum temperatures average from almost 18°C in Creswick to just over 20°C in Castlemaine. During summer the south averages highs of 25-28°C and the average winter range is about 11-13°C. Mean temperature minimums are slightly higher in Castlemaine (6.7°C) and Creswick (6.6°C) than in Kyneton (5.6°C), and this is true for both summer and winter seasons, where minimum temperatures generally range between 9-11°C and 2-3°C respectively.
Sunset near Charlton
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