Monthly Water Update

small map representing the district Pilbara-Gascoyne


June 2019 Summary

Rainfall was average or higher than average for almost the entire drainage division. Mean rainfall was 33 mm, which is also the long-term mean for June.

Streamflow was average or lower than average for 88 per cent of the sites.

During June, the total accessible volume in the only storage (the Pilbara storage system) decreased by one per cent. By the end of the month, the volume of water stored was 30 per cent of the total accessible capacity, a decrease of 28 per cent from the same time last year.

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map visualising rainfall details


map visualising streamflow details

Water storages

map visualising storage details


map visualising rainfall details for Pilbara-Gascoyne

Rainfall statistics

Rainfall decile group Percentage of area
Highest on record since 1900 0%
Very much above average 1%
Above average 26%
Average 73%
Below average Less than 1%
Very much below average 0%
Lowest on record since 1900 0%

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