Residents woke to the welcome sound of rain which has finally descended upon the Bundaberg Region after a prolonged dry spell.
The rainfall in the Bundaberg Region comes as a boon to the community after a warm and dry start lead to an increased fire danger, with multiple local fires occurring since August.
October was a particularly dry month this year when compared with October 2022 where the Bundaberg Aero gauge recorded a total of 238.8 mm of rainfall, while significantly less was recorded in October this year with just 2.8 mm of rainfall.
In the 24 hours prior to 9 am on Monday, 20 November 2023, the Burnett and Kolan catchments had up to 56 mm of welcome rain.
Rainfall Bundaberg Region for 24 prior to 9 am Monday
Bargara AL 33 mm
Bundaberg South AL 40 mm
Bundaberg AL 40 mm
Bundaberg AWS 35 mm
Splitter Ck AL 47 mm
Branyan (Woongarra Ps) AL 41 mm
Pine Creek 36 mm
Bungadoo Goondoon Road AL 40 mm
Ned Churchward Weir Hw AL 42 mm
Woodgate AL 31 mm
Childers South 22 mm
Cordalba 26 mm
Gin Gin Creek AL 43 mm
Bucca Weir Hw TM 54 mm
Bucca Weir AL 56 mm
Moore Park AL 45 mm
- For all the latest rainfall data click here.