Cobar and all around the region cops a drenching

Local landholder Megan Mosely has described the past two weeks’ rain across the district as being “proper wet” after they recorded 134mm at Etiwanda, 100km south of Cobar. Rory Harland had 174mm in his gauge 20km south of Nymagee, the Rogers at Kulwin (between Cobar and Ivanhoe) had 118mm last […]

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More rain in our local gauges

Another 6.6mm of rain on Sunday and 27.2mm up to midnight on Monday has added to our already record rainfall for the month of October. The Bureau of Meteorology reports Cobar’s total rainfall for the month of October was 210.8mm. This rainfall record well and truly beats Cobar’s previous record […]

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A deluge of rain around the region

  There was a deluge of rain across Eastern Australia last week with many parts of the Cobar Shire also getting a dumping from the heavy rain band that passed through. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, in town we had 64.8mm since 9am last Wednesday with more than half […]


There’s been some wild weather about

It’s been a wet and wild start to the new year with some large storms, gusty winds and high temperatures recorded in and around the Shire of Cobar. According to the Bureau of Meteorology the first 17 days of January included temperatures of up to 41 degrees, large storm cells […]

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A nice drop of rain for Cobar

While many parts of eastern Australia were hammered by heavy falls of rain causing flash flooding this past week, Cobar has been lucky to record steady rain with more than 16mm falling over the past few days. In town, the Bureau of Meteorology recorded 0.4mm in their rain gauge on […]

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Rain brings smiles all across the district

Local cockies, golfers, gardeners and pretty much everyone around the western district was all smiles after good widespread rain was recorded across the Cobar Shire over the weekend. Graziers in the northern part of the Cobar Shire fared the best measuring the most in their rainfall gauges. The Culls at […]

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Welcome downpour fills the drains

A storm which dumped nearly an inch of rain on Cobar’s CBD in around an hour has helped provide some temporary relief from the ongoing drought. While the Cobar Meteorological Office on Louth Road officially measured 13mm of rain from Thursday’s storm, there was 20mm recorded by the Cobar Airport […]