2010 - the year of precipitation
Mid last week Hotham was on track to be titled Victoriaâ€™s wettest town in 2010. Our small alpine village received 2,403mmÂ by 28 December, with little more expected before the new year. This is well above Hothamâ€™s long-tem average of 1,891mm per annum.
Heavy falls of note during the year were the rain downpours on Labour Day weekend in March and the first weekend in September, while the most memorable snowfall came towards late August, dropping 47cm of snow overnight.
On top of being the wettest town in the state, Hotham was also the coldest in 2010, with the official recording of -5.3ÂşC on June 28.
We hope the precipitation, combined with the cold, continue on in 2011; this year weâ€™d like to break moreÂ snowfall records! With long range forecasters predicting 2011 to be another year of above-average rainfall in Victoriaâ€™s North East and Border regions, our new yearâ€™s wish is not such a long shot!
Such a wet year has made for a colourful summer in the high country with rainbows of flowers blooming over the rolling hills and plains. Perhaps an early omen for winter season 2011â€¦ these groups ofÂ Snow Daisies well represent their name by looking like patches of summer snow.
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04 January 2011
- Latest News
- Hotham Road Update - 3rd December, 2013.
- Tracks & Trails Now Open
- Dinner Plain MILE HIGH Trail Run
- Search for Lost Grave
- QantasLink unmissable sale is on now!
- Mt Hotham Resort Management Board
- Arlberg Hotham
- 7 Peaks Alpine Ascent Challenge
- Early Bird 2014 Hotham Season Permit
- Celebrating 150 Years Of Rich Gold History
- Update your Snow Pass details...
- Thanks For the Fun Times
- Itâ€™s time to say goodbye
- Spring Offers
- Spring Sessions Sorbet Slopestyle
- Strategic Management Plan Feedback
- 2014 Hero Pass - Last chance to purchase!
- 18cm fresh snow in 24 hours
- Keogh's/Orchard now OPEN!
- The 2nd Annual Genny Rail Jam
- Bright P-12 College
- Hotham - Snowfield of Women
- Snow Shoe Tour This Monday At Dinner Plain
- 12cm fresh snow overnight!
- Terrain Park Update