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Colac Shire Office Rainfall Reports

October 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/10/2017 - -
Mon 02/10/2017 4.6 72
Tue 03/10/2017 0.0 -
Wed 04/10/2017 0.0 -
Thu 05/10/2017 0.0 -
Fri 06/10/2017 1.6 24
October 2017 Total 6.2 2 day(s)
October 1898-2016 Average Total 72.8 14.0 day(s)
October 1898-2016 Wettest Total 204.8 1975
October 1898-2016 Wettest 24hr Total 49.5 25th 1975
October 1898-2016 Driest Total 2.0 2015
Jan-Oct 2017 Total 477.3 63 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1898-2017 Average Total 637.0 131.1 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

South West, Victoria
38.3427°S 143.5848°E 134m AMSL
Commenced 1898
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School buses driven through floodwaters after Bundaberg deluge despite warnings

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Police are investigating after two school buses were caught on camera driving through floodwaters near Bundaberg in southern Queensland.

Sydney ends record dry spell

15:41 EDT

Sydney's record-breaking dry spell has come to an end as the heaviest rain in at least 2-3 months soaks parched parks and gardens across the city.

Damage bill from heavy rain around Bundaberg region 'to reach up to $30m'

15:13 EDT

The damage bill from the recent heavy rain and flooding across Queensland's Wide Bay-Burnett region is expected to reach up to $30 million.