Weekly rainfall wrap, week ending 28 July 2015

Beef Central, 29/07/2015

2015-7-29-rainfall-mapSome of the best falls during the past week were received in the Pilbara and southwest of Western Australia and parts of eastern Victoria, southern NSW and a pocket of norhtern NSW stretching into southern Queensland.

Rainfall totals between 50 mm and 100 mm were recorded in the Victorian Alps and the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales, pockets of northern New South Wales and adjacent southern Queensland, and an isolated area of the north tropical coast of Queensland. Totals in excess of 100 mm were recorded in northwestern Tasmania, with totals greater than 50 mm more broadly across western Tasmania. The highest weekly total was 156 mm at Falls Creek (Rocky Valley), in the Victorian Alps.

Rainfall totals between 10 mm and 50 mm were recorded in the southwest of Western Australia as well as the Pilbara and northern Gascoyne districts; also in central Australia and the southern coastline of South Australia. Similar totals were recorded in western, central and northeastern parts of Victoria; also large parts of southern, central and northern New South Wales, as well as southern and coastal Queensland.

Most of the Northern Territory, northern and western Queensland, western New South Wales, northern South Australia, and remaining parts of Western Australia received little or no rainfall this week.


Highest falls in each State:

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

103 mm Perisher Valley

99 mm Tweed Heads Golf Club

82 mm Thredbo Village

More inland totals:

58mmGlen Innes

45mm Inverell

41mm Deepwater

22mm Orange

22mm Crookwell



156 mm Falls Creek (Rocky Valley)

80 mm Ovens River

76 mm Whitfield

More inland totals:

30mm Traralgon South

29mm Merino

27mm Casterton

26mm Tallangatta

23mm Mansfield

21mm Balmoral

20mm Benalla

20mm Cavendish

19mm Barnawatha



94 mm Tree House Creek

91 mm Daradgee

72 mm Southport Ridgeway Ave 

More inland totals:

42mm Goondiwindi

41mm Meandarra

37mm Texas

34mm St George

24mm Surat

24mm Pittsworth

21mm Miles

17mm Injune

14mm Cunnamulla


Western Australia

38 mm Denmark

35 mm Karri Valley Resort

34 mm The Duke

34 mm Huntly

More inland totals:

35mm Emu Creek Station

19mm Paraburdoo

18mm Bulloo Downs


South Australia

48 mm Bridgewater

45 mm Lenswood Research Centre

41 mm Ashton



149 mm Loongana (Serendipity)

141 mm Lake Margaret Power Station

121 mm Mount Read


Northern Territory

11 mm Kulgera

11 mm Curtin Springs

9 mm Yulara Airport

Source: Bureau of Meteorology


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