More millimetres, the merrier: Residents welcome an overdue soaking

WET: Oberon received a good drenching over the weekend, bringing July's total to 52.8 millimetres.
WET: Oberon received a good drenching over the weekend, bringing July's total to 52.8 millimetres.

THERE was a welcome tap on the roofs in Oberon as drops of rain touched down over the weekend.

Oberon has enjoyed a few wet days that have filled the rain gauges.

At 9am on Monday, Oberon recorded 27.2 millimetres of rain. The total for July as of Wednesday is 52.8 millimetres.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, Oberon recorded 53.0 millimetres in June, 73.2 millimetres in May and 90.8 millimetres in April.

Oberon's mean average for July is 70.1 millimetres.

Oberon Dam is currently sitting at 24.39 per cent capacity.

On Tuesday morning, the Abercrombie Road was closed at Abercrombie Bride due to flooding. The road reopened later in the afternoon..

Friday's forecast is that it will be mostly sunny with areas of morning frost and light winds. Overnight temperatures will fall to between minus 1 and 4 above zero, with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.

Weatherzone's 28-day rain forecast indicates there's a high chance of good rain on August 10.