Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 18 June 2024

Bureau of Meteorology June 18, 2024

IN WESTERN Australia, tropical moisture streamed from the north-west to the south-west throughout the week, bringing showers across the region and weekly totals of 10-50mm in some areas.

Cold fronts brought rain to WA’s far south-west, including 55mm at Cowaramup in the 24 hours to 9am on June 17.

On June 11 and 12, a cold front brought high rainfall to Tasmania, eastern Victoria and along the ranges in southern New South Wales.

Most of western Tasmania, and part of the north-east, had weekly totals exceeding 50mm.

On June 14 and 15, a cut-off low brought 5-50mm across much of south-east South Australia and north-west Victoria, including a weekly total of  64mm at Hahndorf in South Australia.

A large low-pressure system in the Tasman pushed showers onto the south-east coast, with weekly totals generally from 10mm to more than 50mm in some areas of NSW and far eastern Victoria.

There was little or no rainfall during the week for Queensland, the Northern Territory, most of WA and SA, and inland NSW.

Perisher Valley AWS, NSW recorded the highest weekly total of 105mm as well as the highest daily rainfall total of 97mm in the 24 hours to 9am on June 12.


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