Monthly Water Update

small map representing the district Lake Eyre Basin

Lake Eyre Basin

September 2017 Summary

Rainfall was average or below average across 73% of the area, especially in the east of the drainage division. Mean rainfall was 8 mm, 11% lower than the 1900 to 2016 mean of 9 mm for September.

Streamflows were average or below average for all of the sites with sufficient data.

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Rainfall

map visualising rainfall details

Streamflow

map visualising streamflow details

Rainfall

map visualising rainfall details for Lake Eyre Basin

Rainfall statistics

Rainfall decile group Percentage of area
Highest on record since 1900 2%
Very much above average 13%
Above average 13%
Average 29%
Below average 30%
Very much below average 13%
Lowest on record since 1900 Less than 1%

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