Up to 20 millimetres (mm) of rain forecast for Saturday, Sunday and Monday could help Dubbo edge closer to average annual rainfall for the month of June.
It would also support stable water consumption in the city.
June 2020 was relatively dry up until last weekend.
A welcome 16.2mm of rain fell at the automatic weather station at Dubbo City Regional Airport in the 24 hours to 9am Sunday.
On Tuesday morning, a total of 18.2mm had officially fallen in Dubbo this month.
The same day, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) was predicting a 50 per cent chance of the city getting up to 10mm of rain next Saturday and up to 8mm on Sunday.
The BoM's seven-day forecast included a 40 per cent chance of up to 2mm of rain falling on Monday.
Average rainfall in Dubbo in the month of June is 48.9mm.
The rain is likely to have impacted water use in Dubbo where level three water restrictions remain in place.
The target for level three water restrictions is 320 litres (L) per person per day.
In the week ending June 14, Dubbo residents used 207L per person per day, up 1L on the 206L recorded for the week ending June 7.
Residents used 205L, 202L, 205L ,195L and 202L in the previous five weeks of May.
In April, daily water consumption in the city ranged from 201L to 226L.
Wellington and Geurie residents used more water in the week ending Sunday, as compared with the previous week.
Daily water consumption rose from 149L to 161L in Wellington, and 115L to 125L in Geurie.