Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 24 May 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, May 24, 2023

A LOW-PRESSURE system on the east coast near Moreton Bay impacted the Queensland and New South Wales coasts earlier in the week bringing widespread daily rainfall totals of 50-100mm.

Cold fronts moving across the south-eastern parts of the continent brought showers for parts of eastern and south-eastern Australia.

Weekly totals greater than 100mm were recorded in parts of Qld, NSW and Tasmania, greater than 50mm in Victoria, and above 25mm in parts of South Australia.

The highest weekly total at a Bureau gauge of 156mm was recorded at Mount Read, Tas, and the highest daily rainfall during the week of 143mm was recorded at Tweed Heads Golf Club, NSW in the 24 hours to 9am on May 22.

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





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