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Welcome rain

The Cobar district has recorded another welcome drop of rain over the weekend, with potential for more this week. A total of 12mm was officially recorded at the Cobar Meteorological Office from a storm overnight Saturday. To the east of Cobar the Gepperts at Restdown measured 13mm which they report […]

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Farmers welcome widespread rain

Bob Sinclair, who lives at Berangabah Station in the far south of the Cobar Shire, is smiling broadly after he received 21mm of rain last week. Bob said the widespread rain was “tremendous”. “I’m looking at my two house tanks which are full and lots of other tanks on the […]

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IT FINALLY RAINED!

With the chance of just 1-5mm of rain initially forecast for Easter Monday, it was definitely a nice surprise for many locals to see just over 50mm recorded in town. The rain was widespread with a number of properties around the Cobar Shire recording good falls, including Vanessa and Dudley […]

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Cobar residents adjust to life on the sun

As Cobar swelters through the current relentless heatwave, residents could be forgiven for thinking our town is located right next door to the sun! While we haven’t quite broken the record for the hottest day ever recorded, January is on track to be one of the hottest months ever. At […]

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Cobar records its best rain in years

Cobar has recorded its wettest winter in years and there is more on the way according to the Bureau of Meteorology. Already 320mm of rain has fallen this year, around 80mm more than what is expected on average to the end of July. With more solid rain expected this week, […]

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Rainfall starts to make an impact

Cobar’s wet winter is continuing with another two inches (50mm) of rain added to the gauges in the past week. Cobar Meteological Office recorded 8mm from solid falls last Thursday night, a further 10mm from rain throughout Friday and into Saturday morning, while Saturday was clearer with just 4.6mm in […]

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Two inches of rain recorded in Cobar

The Cobar district has enjoyed widespread rain over the weekend with more than 50mm (two inches in the old scale) recorded at Cobar Meteorological Office. The rain started on Saturday afternoon with Cobar recording 6.8mm to 9am Sunday, with a further 45mm falling to 9am Monday. Bourke and Brewarrina both […]