Snow & Coldest Day in 16-Years Forecast in Melbourne, Australia Tomorrow…

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Melbourne, Australia.
Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne, Australia is not a place known for snow.  It’s at sea-level, it sits at the same latitude as San Francisco CA, and its actually known for it’s sweltering summer heat waves.

That all changes tomorrow (Friday) when a powerful cold front crashes into the city.  Melbourne’s outskirts are forecast to see snow and its coldest day in 16-years.

Perisher ski resort in Australia just saw 14" of snow last night. image: perisher
Perisher ski resort in Australia just saw 14″ of snow last night. image: perisher

The city itself is forecast to see a low of only 4ºC (39ºF).  Snow levels will be around 500m (1,600′).

“There could be some decent flurries, but you’d have to be fairly elevated to see it settle on the ground for some time.” – Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) forecaster Keris Arndt

The nearby Yarra Ranges and Mount Dandenong are forecast to see a light dusting of snow.

Perisher ski resort, 375-miles from Melbourne by car, just saw a healthy does of snow today and yesterday.

Falls Creek, Australia just saw 24cms of snow overnight.  image:  perisher
Falls Creek, Australia just saw 24cms of snow overnight. image: perisher
Melbourne & Yarra Ranges.
Map showing Melbourne & nearby Yarra Ranges where snow is expected.

 

 


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