The 2011-12 summer finished with floods, but this summer is proving to be drier than average.January 1, 2013 4:20am
For most parts of northern Victoria and southern Riverina, rainfall in December is about half of the average.
Weather stations at Shepparton, Echuca, Deniliquin and Kerang have recorded dry Novembers and Decembers, while Yarrawonga was the exception with slightly above average rain in December.
In February and March this year, Shepparton received a total of 186
For the last month of 2012, Shepparton received only 11.8
Echuca recorded only a total of 17
Benalla recorded 25
At Kerang only 15
Yarrawonga recorded 39
No rain is forecast for the next week and temperatures are expected to climb to the high 30s or touch on 40°C on Friday or Saturday.
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