A SOGGY weekend in some parts of the region has seen monthly rainfall totals exceeded for some locations.
The Central West and Central Tablelands may still be declared in drought by the NSW Department of Primary Industries, but recent rains have left many areas with a green tinge.
Rainfall was recorded in most locations on the weekend, with Mudgee receiving the most with 15.2 millimetres recorded across the two days.
In Wellington, 9.6mm of rain was recorded on the weekend, while Cowra received 8.0mm, Young (7.2mm) and Dubbo (6.6).
All other locations received less than two millimetres of rainfall on the weekend.
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The latest downpours have boosted the Bureau of Meteorology’s rain gauges in Dubbo, Forbes, Lithgow, Mudgee and Wellington, and all have now recorded above the long-term average falls for October.
Wellington has received the most rain this month with 94mm, which is significantly above the median of 55.7mm for October.
Dubbo and Lithgow have received 90.4mm, which is up on the average 45.6mm and 67.7mm received respectively.
While 68.6mm of rain has fallen in Forbes (up on the long-term average of 39.4mm) and 57.4mm in Mudgee which is up a little on the median of 50.9mm.
Mostly sunny weather is predicted for the region this working week.
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