Monthly Water Update

small map representing the district Lake Eyre Basin

Lake Eyre Basin

June 2019 Summary

Rainfall was average or lower than average across 96 per cent area of the drainage division. Mean rainfall was 4 mm, 71 per cent lower than the long-term mean of 14 mm for June.

Streamflow was average or lower than average for 77 per cent of sites across the drainage division. However, two sites had above average streamflow due to the wet conditions from the previous month.

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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 0%
Very much above average Less than 1%
Above average 4%
Average 65%
Below average 25%
Very much below average 6%
Lowest on record since 1900 Less than 1%

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