Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 13 September 2023

Bureau of Meteorology, September 13, 2023

A COLD front moved across south-eastern states during the week and brought showers and thunderstorms in the south.

An upper trough in the east brought showers and thunderstorms early in the week in south-eastern Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales before moving offshore.

The low pressure system moved through Bass Strait resulting in gusty cold winds and showers in in Victoria and Tasmania through the end of the week with some snowfalls above 600 m.

Weekly totals of 25 to 100 mm in western Tasmania and parts of eastern Victoria, 25 to 50 mm in southern Victoria, parts of eastern New South Wales and pockets of north-eastern Queensland, and less than 15 mm for other parts of southern and eastern Australia.

No meaningful rainfall in the tropics.

Highest weekly rainfall total (at a Bureau gauge) was 106.4 mm at Mount Read (Tasmania) and the highest daily total was 42.4 mm at Yarragon south (Victoria).




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