The wet weather across parts of Australia to start 2020 is not necessarily part of an ongoing pattern warns the BOM.
Horticulture and cane growers have received one of the brightest starts to the season in some time, thanks to soaking rain along the coast.
The deluge on the east coast may have lulled some into thinking the drought was over, but in the Murray Darling Basin it is far from done.
It's been patchy, but the rain over the past week has farmers hopeful they are finally on their way out of drought.
After the solid early 2020 rainfall farmers are now assessing the best way to conserve as much moisture as possible.
There was rainfall of up to 100mm over parts of SA on Friday, now farmers in northern NSW and southern Queensland hope it is their turn.