Monthly Water Update

small map representing the district Lake Eyre Basin

Lake Eyre Basin

October 2021 Summary

Rainfall was average across 54 per cent of the area and higher than average across 44 per cent of the area, mainly in the north and centre. Total rainfall was 18 mm, 20 per cent higher than the long-term mean of 15 mm for October.

Streamflows were average for 50 per cent of the sites and lower than average for 38 per cent of the sites.

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map visualising rainfall details


map visualising streamflow details


map visualising rainfall details for Lake Eyre Basin

Rainfall statistics

Rainfall decile group Percentage of area
Highest on record since 1900 Less than 1%
Very much above average 7%
Above average 37%
Average 54%
Below average 2%
Very much below average Less than 1%
Lowest on record since 1900 0%

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