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Busselton Rainfall Reports

October 2017
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Sun 01/10/2017 0.0 24
Mon 02/10/2017 0.0 24
Tue 03/10/2017 0.0 24
Wed 04/10/2017 0.0 24
Thu 05/10/2017 0.0 24
Fri 06/10/2017 0.0 24
Sat 07/10/2017 1.4 24
Sun 08/10/2017 0.2 24
Mon 09/10/2017 0.0 24
Tue 10/10/2017 2.4 24
Wed 11/10/2017 0.8 24
Thu 12/10/2017 0.0 24
Fri 13/10/2017 0.0 24
Sat 14/10/2017 0.0 24
Sun 15/10/2017 0.0 24
Mon 16/10/2017 4.8 24
Tue 17/10/2017 5 24
Wed 18/10/2017 6 24
 
October 2017 Total 20.6 7 day(s)
October 1997-2016 Average Total 32.7 10.3 day(s)
October 1997-2016 Wettest Total 73.4 2005
October 1997-2016 Wettest 24hr Total 37.0 8th 1999
October 1997-2016 Driest Total 7.2 2001
 
Jan-Oct 2017 Total 607.0 108 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1997-2017 Average Total 669.8 117.1 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.

Station Details

BUSSELTON AERO
Southwest, Western Australia
33.6858°S 115.4008°E 16m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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Missing trawler crew have 'best shot' at survival due to experience, rescue coordinator says

12:50 EDT

The family of the missing "safety-conscious" skipper of a trawler that sank off central Queensland say he ran a dry boat and would have equipped his crew with the skills to survive in open waters.

More heavy rain ahead for soggy southern Queensland as roads flood, towns cut off

11:50 EDT

Queensland's big wet is showing no signs of easing with coastal areas north of Hervey Bay forecast to cop a battering again and the Bruce Highway cut south of Miriam Vale.

October rainfall records doubled in Queensland

10:23 EDT

It has been a remarkably wet October in parts of Queensland, with some areas receiving seven months worth of rain during the last two and a half weeks.