Today marks the very first day of summer.
The season where thongs are an acceptable choice of footwear for the office, when the sun doesn’t set until what feels like 11:02pm and everything somehow, for some reason, just feels… happier.
And while the first weekend of summer is never guaranteed to be perfect, there’s usually a little glimpse of sunshine to remind you that Christmas, days relaxing on the beach and relaxation are well on the way.
Except, of course, if you live in Victoria. Because THIS is what your first weekend of Summer looks like:
The southern state is expected to welcome three months’ worth of rain… in just one weekend.
That’s… that’s quite a lot of precipitation.
It's okay though, Victorian folk, surely the rest of Australia is also in for a horrible, miserable, no good first weekend of summer.
For example, in Sydney, it's also forecast to rain. "At times", according to the Bureau of Meteorology.
And while it won't necessarily be sunny, temperatures are due to hit 29 degrees on both Saturday and Sunday.
Brisbane, you'll be glad to hear, is also expecting rain. A whole... three millimetres of it on Saturday. Oh...