Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 19 July 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, July 19, 2023

SEVERAL cold fronts crossed the south-west of Western Australia, Tasmania and southern Victoria during the week and brought showers.

Easterly on-shore airflow brought showers to parts of the east coast and adjacent land areas.

Weekly totals greater than 15mm were recorded in the south-west of WA, much of Tasmania and in north-east Queensland. In western Tas, weekly rainfall totals were above 50mm, including an area with weekly totals above 100mm.

The highest weekly total at a Bureau gauge of 197mm was recorded at Mount Read, Tas;  the highest daily total at a Bureau gauge during the week of 48mm was recorded at Topaz Alert, Qld, in the 24 hours to 9am on July 15.

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



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