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North Queensland farmers welcome monsoonal rainfall | Queensland Country Life



North Queensland experienced monsoonal weather last week, after a trough and southeasterly wind surge moved north along the east coast.

Thunderstorms and showers were mostly confined to northern Australia last week, with moderate falls reported in most of the northern half of Queensland.

Tully Sugar Mill topped the Australian Station receiving the most rainfall last week, recording an eye watering 760mm, while Ingham Composite recorded 491.4mm from Tuesday 16 February to Monday 22 February.

The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting below-median rainfall for the remainder of February and into early March for the tropics.

Weekly rainfall totals for Queensland 16/02/2021 22/02/2021. Graph: BOM

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