Smashing previous records
With 8 degrees C, Shepparton reported its coldest June max temperature on record on Sunday, as did Yarrawonga, with 7.7 degrees, and Kilmore with 4.6 degrees.
Mildura, usually one of the warmest parts of Victoria, had its coldest day since 1989 with a max of 9.1 degrees, and its coldest June day since 1973.
Max temperatures in Yarrawonga and Shepparton are expected to be only slightly warmer on Monday, both with a forecast top of 10 degrees, while Mildura will climb to just 14 degrees.
Melbourne on Sunday reached a top of 11.1 degrees, which is below the city’s June average maximum temperature of 14.1 degrees. The nighttime temperature dropped to 3.3 degrees, well below the June average minimum of 6.9 degrees.
Bureau senior forecaster Keris Arndt said the 3.3 degrees “is significantly below average.”
The mercury is set to plunge again on Sunday night.
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