Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 10 May 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, May 10, 2023

A STRONG cold front crossed south-eastern Australia from the 5-7 May, bringing snow, hail and graupel to elevated areas.

Weekly rainfall totals of 50 to 100 mm were recorded in far east Gippsland in Victoria, and 25-50 mm in western Tasmania and south of the Dividing Range in Victoria and southern New South Wales.

Weekly rainfall totals of 25 to 100 mm were recorded locally from storms along the Queensland tropical coast, the northern tip of Cape York Peninsula and far east Arnhem Land in the the Northern Territory.

The highest weekly total (at a bureau gauge) was 124.2 mm at Coconut Island in the Torres Strait.

The highest daily total (at Bureau gauge) was 57.0 mm at Mackay Alert (QLD) to 9 am on 2 May.

Weekly rainfall totals of up to 25 mm were recorded for parts of the Central West District (WA) and eastern TAS.





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