Weather

Weekly rainfall update + rainfall outlook 29 May 2024

Bureau of Meteorology, May 29, 2024

SEVERAL cold fronts crossed Tasmania during the week bringing widespread showers to the state, with daily totals up to 10 mm and higher daily rainfall of 15 to 25 mm in the north-east.

A strong high pressure system to the south of the country directed onshore winds to the east coast of Australia producing isolated daily rainfall up to 15 mm and higher daily rainfall of 25 to 50 mm.

Weekly totals between 25 to 50 mm were recorded in Tasmania and the northern Queensland coast, with rainfall totals of 50 to 100 mm in an isolated pocket of the North Tropical Coast and Tablelands district.

Weekly totals between 10 and 25 mm were recorded across most of Tasmania, the south-west coast of Western Australia and small areas of New South Wales central coast and Queensland’s central and northern coast.

The highest weekly total (at a Bureau gauge) was 110.0 mm at Topaz Alert, Queensland. The highest daily rainfall during the week (at a Bureau gauge) was 45.8 mm at Samuel Hill Aero, Queensland, in the 24 hours to 9 am on 24 May.

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

 

 

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