Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 23 August 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, August 23, 2023

A SERIES of cold fronts and surface troughs brought widespread light to moderate rainfall totals across southern Australia during the week.

Weekly rainfall totals of 15 to 50 mm were recorded in south-west Western Australia, southern South Australia, south-west Victoria, along the Great Dividing Range in Victoria and New South Wales and the central New South Wales coast.

Weekly rainfall totals of less than 10 mm were recorded over much of the rest of southern Australia.

Weekly rainfall totals of 50-100mm were recorded in western Tasmania. The highest weekly total was 96mm at Mt Read, Tas, and the highest daily rainfall total was 54mm at Quamby Bluff, Tasa to 9am on August 18.




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