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Rainfall update

Recent rainfall station totals

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About these data, maps and tables

  • Maps and tables use real-time rainfall data, and limited quality control has been performed
  • Some stations occasionally report multi-day accumulations, which may show up as high daily, weekly or month-to-date totals.
  • Daily data are updated at 2.10pm AEDT and available around 2.20pm.
  • Weekly data are updated at 8.10pm AEDT each day and available around 8.20pm.
  • Monthly data are published around 3pm AEDT on the last day each month, then updated after midnight on the 2nd, 3rd and 22nd of the following month.
  • Month periods use monthly totals, and have additional information, including 'Years of data', 'Mean' and 'Percentile' rainfall for the selected period. Percentiles are calculated for stations with at least 20 years of data; newer stations show N/A in map popups and -1.00 in the table view.
  • Elevation is listed as -999 in the table when not available
  • In the tables, select Station number to open rainfall table, or elsewhere in row to show on map
  • Popups from the map, and Station numbers in the table, link to more rainfall information. In the tables, periods with daily data link to the latest year of daily rainfall values, and month periods link to the full station history of monthly data.
  • More about rainfall data

Weekly highlights

  • At the start of the week, monsoon-like conditions brought storms to the Kimberley (Western Australia) and the Top End of the Northern Territory.
  • Later in the week, the storms moved over the Cape York Peninsula and southwards down the Queensland coast, before moving offshore.
  • A high pressure system over southern Australia resulted in little rain during the week in southern areas except for western Tasmania and the Northern Rivers district in New South Wales.
  • The highest weekly rainfall total, at a Bureau site, was 177.6 mm at Weipa (Eastern Ave) on the Cape York Peninsula (Queensland), and the highest daily total was 120.0 mm at Tully Sugar Mill (Queensland) in the 24 hours to 9am on the 1st.
  • Weekly rainfall totals above 100 mm were recorded across the Cape York Peninsula and along the ranges in Queensland and in the far east of Arnhem Land (Northern Territory).
  • Weekly rainfall totals of 25 to 100 mm were recorded for much of eastern Queensland including the South East, and around 25 mm in the Kimberley (Western Australia) and the Top End (Northern Territory).

Ongoing flooding

  • Major flooding continues in inland New South Wales along the Darling, Lachlan and Murrumbidgee Rivers.
  • Major flooding of the Murray River continues to affect New South Wales and Victoria.
  • The Murray River in South Australia is experiencing moderate flooding with rises expected over the coming weeks and months.
Map of rainfall totals for this week

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Monthly summary

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