Katoomba Rainfall Reports

January 2019
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
January 2019 Total - 0 day(s)
January 1886-2017 Average Total 159.3 13.8 day(s)
January 1886-2017 Wettest Total 683.9 1895
January 1886-2017 Wettest 24hr Total 185.9 13th 1911
January 1886-2017 Driest Total 14.4 1985
Jan-Jan 2019 Total - 0 day(s)
Jan-Jan 1886-2017 Average Total 159.3 13.8 day(s)
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

Station Details

Central Tablelands, New South Wales/ACT
33.7122°S 150.3087°E 1015m AMSL
Commenced 1885
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Weather News

Ways to stay cool: Advice from the archives

11:45 EDT

If you're finding the latest heatwave difficult, spare a thought for people from decades past, when the best advice they were given to beat the heat included putting your fingers in grapefruit and taking a water ballet class.

Scorching conditions in Tamworth

09:38 EDT

For those attending Tamworth's country music festival, a good hat is going to come in handy.

Heatwave makes it particularly tough work for shearers, labourers, farmers and chefs

09:25 EDT

When Dayne West is shearing sheep at the height of summer, in temperatures nearing 50 degrees Celsius he turns his mind to the Arctic.