WET WEEKEND: Tia and Abi come prepared for rain at the Emerald Eat and Greet.
WET WEEKEND: Tia and Abi come prepared for rain at the Emerald Eat and Greet. Rebekah Yelland

Wettest day in November

CENTRAL Queensland received much needed rain at the weekend.

Weatherzone meteorologist Kim Westcott said it was the most rain the region had experienced all month.

"The heaviest rain fell on Saturday afternoon,” she said.

"Between 9am Saturday and 9am Sunday there was a recording of 6.6 millimetres in Emerald.

"Along with 1.2 millimetres before 9am on Saturday morning.”

Lochington received the most rainfall for the region. Throughout the 24 hours between 9am Saturday and 9am Sunday it received 11.4 millimetres.

The second highest recording was Moranbah with 7.4 millimetres and Blackwater with 6.8 millimetres.

The November long-term average for the region is 58.7 millimetres over the course of 7 days. This month the region has experienced 10.0 millimetres over 6 days.


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