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Australia: Rainfall totals for isolated areas

Australia
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Published Apr 16, 2024

Tridge summary

Over the recent weekend, various regions across the State experienced small rainfall totals, generally less than 10 millimetres, with areas like the Mid West coast, the Goldfields, and Southeast Coastal regions being affected. Notably, Gingin Aero and Albany recorded 16.4mm and 14.1mm of rainfall respectively, while places like Ravensthorpe and Eradu saw less than 10mm. Some farmers, especially in Westonia, received about 30mm, prompting many growers to commence seeding, particularly benefiting those who received over 15mm. However, areas like Mukinbudin observed significant variations in rainfall, with not all locations receiving widespread rain, highlighting the uneven distribution of the recent showers.
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Small rainfall totals of less than 10 millimetres fell across a small portion of the State over the weekend, over the Mid West coast, the Goldfields and Southeast Coastal regions, however some farmers were lucky enough to record up to 60mm of rainfall. Over the two days, Gingin Aero recorded 16.4mm of rainfall, and Albany recorded 14.1mm. Ravensthorpe recorded 9mm, while Eradu managed to receive 8mm. Jacup and Munglinup West both recorded just over 7mm each, while Badgingarra and Jurien Bay recorded less than 5mm each. A handful of Westonia farmers were lucky enough to record about 30mm of rainfall on Saturday afternoon and evening, said Merredin Nutrien agronomist Josh Cope. "Anything more than 15mm is enough to get a crop up and away," Mr Cope said. "Those guys who were lucky enough to get that will be pretty happy. "Anyone else who got lower than that, it's probably just more of a pain than anything. "I know a few people I spoke to on Saturday who were rushing down to blocks on ...
Source: Farmweekly
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