LONGERENONG WEATHER UPDATE - APRIL 2018

Here's a copy of the latest set of weather graphs for Longerenong plus a few statistics on the very hot and dry start to the year:

  • April 11th was the hottest April day on record with a maximum of 37.0 degrees C
  • The previous record was 36.1 degrees C on 1st April 2014
  • April average daily maximum of 25.5 degrees C was the third-hottest on record behind 25.6 deg C in 2005 and 27.8 deg C in 1923
  • Long-term April average maximum is 21.4 degrees C 
  • Cumulative rainfall of 32.0mm to the end of April is less than a third of the long-term average (99.5mm) and the lowest since 31.2mm in 2004
  • There have only been 6 other years with drier starts since rainfall records started at Longerenong in 1889