Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 24 May 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, 24/05/2023

A low pressure system on the east coast near Moreton Bay impacted the Queensland and New South Wales coasts earlier in the week bringing widespread daily rainfall totals of 50-100 mm.

Cold fronts moving across the south-eastern parts of the continent brought showers for parts of eastern and south-eastern Australia.

Weekly totals greater than 100 mm were recorded in parts of Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmania, greater than 50 mm in Victoria and weekly totals of above 25 mm were recorded for parts of South Australia.

The highest weekly total (at a Bureau gauge) of 155.6 mm was recorded at Mount Read, Tasmania, and the highest daily rainfall during the week of 143.2 mm was recorded at Tweed Heads Golf Club, New South Wales in the 24 hours to 9am on 22 May.

Most of Australia received little to no rain during the week.





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