Lake Eyre Basin
May 2019 Summary
Rainfall was average or higher than average across 91 per cent of the area. However, mean rainfall was 10 mm, 33 per cent lower than the long-term mean of 15 mm for May.
Streamflow was higher than average (including highest on record) for 66 per cent of the sites following the wet conditions of the previous months. Diamantina River at Birdsville had the highest streamflow for May since 1980.
|Rainfall decile group||Percentage of area|
|Highest on record since 1900||0%|
|Very much above average||1%|
|Very much below average||2%|
|Lowest on record since 1900||0%|
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