Weather forecasts & climate
See also 7 day forecasts for major centres in Victoria.
The weather forecast for a specific city or town is available by locating a city or town and then viewing the "weather & climate" section.
ClimateVictoria has a varied climate, ranging from semi-arid in the far north-west of the state, to temperate along the coast. The mountainous Great Dividing Range in the central and eastern parts of the state produces a cooler mountain climate.
The wettest parts of Victoria are the Otway Ranges in the south-west, Gippsland in the south-east and the mountainous alpine areas of the north-east.
- Highest temperature: 48.8°C at Hopetoun (north-western Victoria) on 7th February 2009
- Lowest temperature: -11.7°C at Omeo on 13th June 1965 and Falls Creek (near Mount Beauty) on 3rd July 1970
- Highest daily rainfall: 375 mm at Tanybryn (inland from Apollo Bay) in 1983
- Highest rainfall in a year: 3,738 mm at Falls Creek (near Mount Beauty) in 1956
- Greatest number of rainy days in a year: 275 days at Wyelangta (near Lavers Hill) in 1986
Detailed climate information for cities and towns throughout Victoria is available by locating a city or town and then viewing the "weather & climate" section.