SUNNY skies marked the end of a Border winter that was hotter than average with about average rainfall.
But don’t put away the umbrella quite yet — there’s an up to 70 per cent chance of above-average rainfall for spring.
At Albury Airport the Bureau of Meteorology recorded 274 millimetres of rain over the past three months, compared to the long-term average 231 millimetres.
June 2 was the wettest day with a whooping 113.4 millimetres.
The Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster, Dean Stewart, said all of Victoria had average or above average rainfall.
Climate Centre statistics predict more dumpings for the North East and Border in Spring.
Mr Stewart said the chance of getting above average rainfall was between 65 and 70 per cent.
He said there was up to a 40 per cent chance of above average temperatures.
Maximum winter temperatures in Albury-Wodonga averaged 15 degrees, one degree higher than the average for the past two decades, while minimum average temperatures averaged five degrees compared to three degrees for the past two decades.
The coldest day of winter was minus 1.3 degrees on June 22, while August 28 reached 20.8 degrees, 0.1 of a degree higher than Saturday and yesterday’s top temperature.
The hottest winter day of the past 20 years was 25 degrees on August 25, 1995, and the coldest was minus 4 recorded on three chilly days in 1986, 1997 and 2006.