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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 and available around .
  • Weekly data are updated at AEDT each day and available around .
  • Monthly data are published around 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. Percentiles are expressed as a number out of 100. The percentile refers to the ranking of a particular value relative to all of the values for that site.
  • 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

Widespread rainfall across southern Australia

  • An inland trough moved across New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria triggering rainfall in western and central New South Wales and western Queensland, with rainfall totals of 25 to 50 mm in the 24 hours to 9 am on 9 July.
  • A low pressure system in Bass Strait brought rain across parts of Victoria and Tasmania, and in the 24 hours to 9 am on the 10th, 15 to 50 mm was recorded across western Tasmania and central and south-eastern Victoria.
  • A low pressure system off the east coast of Tasmania on the 14th brought widespread rain to the state with 25 to 50 mm across southern areas in the 24 hours to 9 am on 15 July.
  • Weekly totals of 25 to 50 mm were recorded across Tasmania, the south-west coast of Western Australia, small areas of the south-east coast of South Australia, a large area of central and north-eastern Victoria, and isolated pockets of inland New South Wales and central Queensland.
  • Weekly totals greater than 50 mm were recorded across southern, eastern and central Tasmania, and central Victoria.
  • The highest weekly total was 140.4 mm at Mount Baw Baw (Victoria), which also recorded the highest daily total of 89.2 mm in the 24 hours to 9 am on 10 July.
Map of rainfall totals for this week

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