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Sydney Rainfall Reports

October 2016
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sat 01/10/2016 0.0 24
 
October 2016 Total 157 0.0 0 day(s)
October 1858-2014 Average Total 76.9 11.6 day(s)
October 1858-2014 Wettest Total 285.0 1987
October 1858-2014 Wettest 24hr Total 161.8 13th 1902
October 1858-2014 Driest Total 0.6 1988
 
Jan-Oct 2016 Total 1262.0 101 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1858-2014 Average Total 1051.1 120.9 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.8607°S 151.2050°E 39m AMSL
Commenced 1858
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Blowy afternoon for Sydney-siders

14:01 EST

A gusty west/northwesterly airflow is rattling windows across the Sydney Basin this afternoon as the northern flank of a complex low gives one last huff.

SA Weather: Whyalla residents angry after failing to get blackout relief grants

13:32 EST

South Australia Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis has been confronted by angry people at a relief centre in Whyalla, some who have been waiting two days to apply for emergency grants.

WA storm blacks out 13,000 properties, severe weather warning for damaging winds remains

13:24 EST

Thousands of properties are without power in Western Australia's south west after damaging winds brought down trees and debris, with a severe weather warning still in place for a large part of the state.