Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 13 September 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, September 13, 2023

A COLD front moved across south-eastern states during the week and brought showers and thunderstorms in the south.

An upper trough in the east brought showers and thunderstorms early in the week in south-eastern Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales before moving offshore.

The low-pressure system moved through Bass Strait resulting in gusty cold winds and showers inĀ  Victoria and Tasmania through the end of the week with some snowfalls above 600m.

Weekly totals of 25-100mm in western Tas and parts of eastern Vic, 25-50mm in southern Vic, parts of eastern NSW and pockets of north-eastern Qld, and less than 15 mm for other parts of southern and eastern Australia were recorded.

No meaningful rain fell in the tropics.

Highest weekly rainfall totals at a Bureau gauge was 106mm at Mount Read, Tas and the highest daily total was 42mm at Yarragon south, Vic.




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