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 […]


Wettest day of the month recorded

Cobar recorded its wettest day of the month this week with the Bureau of Meteorology recording 52.8mm in the rain gauge at Cobar Airport up until 9am on Tuesday morning. Our total rainfall for 2021 is now 205.4mm which, according to the Bureau, is much wetter than the long-term average […]

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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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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 […]

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Record summer heat

Cobar has officially broken three temperature records over summer while NSW experienced its warmest summer on record. Nigel Smedley, technical officer from Wagga Wagga Weather Bureau of Meteorology said Cobar Airport weather station recorded a maximum temperature of 47.3 degrees on February 11. The previous record was set on January […]