NSW is the headline act but many parts of eastern Australia can expect good rain in the next eight days with two fronts sweeping through.
Good crop growth in autumn and stored moisture reserves mean southern Australia could achieve average yields even with below average rain.
The surprising early consensus by climate models that we were in for a wet winter have disappeared with all possibilities now on the table.
There's the chance of solid rainfall in Queensland and WA over the next eight days which will be a big boost to national crop prospects.
There has been a small wind-back of last month's optimism, but the BOM is still forecasting a wet winter, especially in the MDB.
The dry spell is set to break and then it could remain wet for some time if long term forecasts are on the money.
There is good news in both the Indian and Pacific Oceans for farmers wanting to see a return to wet conditions.
The skies have opened up across the state during the past week, with most of SA's agricultural regions receiving well-timed rain.
There's a negative event on the horizon, but when that event is the Indian Ocean Dipole it is a massive positive for Aussie farmers.
There was a pleasant surprise in the rain gauge for many this morning, with areas forecast to get just a mill or two getting up to 40mm.