Forthside Rainfall Reports

April 2020
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Date Rain to 9am interval
mm Hours
Wed 01/04/2020 0.2 24
April 2020 Total 47 0.2 1 day(s)
April 1966-2017 Average Total 79.2 10.3 day(s)
April 1966-2017 Wettest Total 302.2 1989
April 1966-2017 Wettest 24hr Total 124.4 2nd 1989
April 1966-2017 Driest Total 12.0 1977
Jan-Apr 2020 Total 227.8 27 day(s)
Jan-Apr 1966-2017 Average Total 240.4 35.0 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

Northwest Coast, Tasmania
41.2039°S 146.2650°E 127m AMSL
Commenced 1966
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Weather News

Another wet month for parched Murray-Darling Basin

15:54 EDT

For the first time since 2017, the Murray-Darling Basin has just had back-to-back months with above average rain.

Rainy days ahead for southeastern Australia

11:02 EDT

Rain and thunderstorms will spread across southeastern Australia during the next four days, before some of the coldest weather so far this year brings a dusting of early-season snow in the alps.

Primary producers in Central Queensland plead for infrastructure upgrade over flood-prone May Downs Road

10:33 EDT

Fed up primary producers in central Queensland are demanding the upgrade of a key road that is regularly ravaged by floods.