Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 2 August 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, August 2, 2023

AN UPPER-LEVEL level trough enhanced by a cut-off low impacted Queensland at the start of the week, resulting in widespread rainfall across inland and coastal areas.

A series of cold fronts moved across parts of western, southern and south-eastern Australia during the week.

Weekly rainfall totals of 25-50mm were recorded in south-west Western Australia, central and northern Qld, the interior of the Northern Territory, most of Tasmania, and north-east Victoria.

Weekly rainfall totals of 50-100 mm were recorded across western Tas, pockets of south-west WA, and the central and north tropical coast of Qld.

In the north tropical coast of Queensland, there were isolated weekly rainfall totals above 150mm.

The highest weekly total at a Bureau gauge was 223mm at Tully Sugar Mill, Qld.

The highest daily rainfall total during the week at a Bureau gauge was 108mm at Mt Sophia, Qld in the 24 hours to 9am on July 27.



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