Gunnedah has received welcome rain on Friday, with the Bureau of Meteorology predicting a 95 per cent chance of rain for the rest of the day.

MAKING A SPLASH: NVI journalist Vanessa Hohnke enjoys the Friday morning rain in Gunnedah.
MAKING A SPLASH: NVI journalist Vanessa Hohnke enjoys the Friday morning rain in Gunnedah.

Gunnedah had a wet start to Friday morning with rain consistently falling across town.

On Thursday the bureau of meteorology predicted 20 to 40mm of rainfall for Gunnedah on Friday with 95 per cent chance of rain for the rest of the day. 

The rain is most welcome after the dry winter and will help local farmers boost their soil profile ahead of summer crops.