Monthly Water Update

small map representing the district Pilbara-Gascoyne


June 2020 Summary

Rainfall was below average across 65 per cent of the area and very much below average for 26 per cent of the area, mainly in the central and east of the drainage division. Total rainfall was 8 mm, 76 per cent lower than the long-term mean of 33 mm for June.

Streamflows were lower than average for 67 per cent of the sites.

During June, the total storage volume decreased by two per cent. By the end of the month, the volume of water stored was 65 per cent of the total accessible capacity, which is 36 per cent higher than the previous year.

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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 0%
Above average 0%
Average 7%
Below average 65%
Very much below average 26%
Lowest on record since 1900 Less than 1%

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