The grass was damp, the gutters were full of running water and there was a constant tap on the roof as drops touched down.
Bathurst has enjoyed a few wet days that have filled the rain gauges.
At 9am on Saturday to 9am on Sunday, Bathurst received 4.8 millimetres, followed by 35.4mm from 9am on Sunday to 9am on Monday.
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The latter was the highest dumping of rain in a single 24-hour period since April 4, which brought 40.4mm.
By 3.50pm on Monday afternoon, Bathurst had received 5mm, bring the total from the past few days to 45.2mm.
This recent rain is likely to bring Ben Chifley Dam over the 40 per cent mark for the first time since November, 2019.
It's unlikely that Bathurst will receive any more later this week, with a less than five per cent of less than one millimetres of rain likely up until Sunday, August 2.
Weatherzone's 28-day rain forecast indicates there's a high chance of good rain on August 10.