Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 12 July 2023

Bureau of Meteorology July 12, 2023

At the beginning of the week an upper level trough and associated cloud band brought widespread weekly rainfall totals of 25-50mm across Queensland, with some isolated falls of 50-100mm.

Several sites along the northern and south-east coast of Qld recorded their highest daily July rainfall on record.

A succession of cold fronts during the week resulted in widespread rainfall across southern Australia.

A cold front brought rainfall totals of 15-50mm along the west coast of Western Australia.

Weekly rainfall totals of 15-25mm were recorded in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, and parts of South Australia.

Totals of 25-50mm were recorded across north-eastern Vic, south-western NSW and large parts of Tas, with locally higher falls up to 100mm in north-eastern Vic and western Tas.

High daily rainfall totals resulted in flooding in some catchments in north-east Vic, north-west Tas and central-west Qld.

The highest weekly total at a Bureau gauge was 156mm at Mount Read, Tas.

The highest daily rainfall total at a Bureau gauge during the week was 107mm at Falls Creek (Rocky Valley) in the 24 hours to 9am on July 10.




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