Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 10 May 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, May 10, 2023

A STRONG cold front crossed south-eastern Australia on May 5-7, bringing snow, hail and graupel to elevated areas.

Weekly rainfall totals of 50-100mm were recorded in Victoria’s far east Gippsland, and 25-50mm in western Tasmania and south of the Dividing Range in Vic and southern New South Wales.

Weekly rainfall totals of 25-100mm were recorded locally from storms along the Queensland tropical coast, the northern tip of Cape York Peninsula and the Northern Territory’s far east Arnhem Land.

The highest weekly total at a Bureau gauge was 124mm at Coconut Island in the Torres Strait.

The highest daily total at Bureau gauge was 57mm at Mackay Alert in the 24 hours to 9am on May 2.

Weekly rainfall totals of up to 25mm were recorded for parts of the Central West District in Western Australia and eastern Tas.





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