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Forthside Rainfall Reports

October 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/10/2017 - -
Mon 02/10/2017 12.6 72
Tue 03/10/2017 0.0 24
Wed 04/10/2017 0.0 24
Thu 05/10/2017 3.8 24
Fri 06/10/2017 4.4 24
Sat 07/10/2017 - -
Sun 08/10/2017 - -
Mon 09/10/2017 5.8 72
Tue 10/10/2017 0.2 24
Wed 11/10/2017 0.0 24
Thu 12/10/2017 27.8 24
Fri 13/10/2017 0.8 24
Sat 14/10/2017 - -
Sun 15/10/2017 - -
Mon 16/10/2017 0.4 72
Tue 17/10/2017 0.0 24
Wed 18/10/2017 0.0 24
 
October 2017 Total 55.8 8 day(s)
October 1966-2016 Average Total 84.8 12.7 day(s)
October 1966-2016 Wettest Total 218.6 2005
October 1966-2016 Wettest 24hr Total 106.0 24th 2005
October 1966-2016 Driest Total 9.4 2008
 
Jan-Oct 2017 Total 656.6 88 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1966-2017 Average Total 886.8 122.9 day(s)
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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.

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Northwest Coast, Tasmania
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Early-season deluge continues in Queensland

14:41 EDT

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14:02 EDT

The man who is thought to be the sole survivor of a trawler capsize off the central Queensland coast has had an emotional reunion with his wife in Gladstone.

Roads remain cut, homes evacuated as floodwaters rise in southern Queensland

13:52 EDT

Torrential rain has severely damaged local roads and wiped out crops in Queensland's North Burnett region, as community leaders call for immediate action by the State Government.