Monthly Water Update

small map representing the district South East Coast (Victoria)

South East Coast (Victoria)

August 2018 Summary

Rainfall was average to above average in the western part of the area, while the centre and the eastern part had average to below average rainfall. Mean rainfall was 73 mm, 5 per cent lower than the long-term mean of 77 mm for August.

Streamflow data are not yet available for this month. The page will be updated once data become available.

Streamflow salinity data are not yet available for this month. The page will be updated once data become available.

During August, total volumes increased in four storage systems and decreased in one. By the end of the month, the volume of water stored was 31 per cent of the total accessible capacity, a decrease of 12 per cent from the same time last year.

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Rainfall

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Streamflow

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Streamflow salinity

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Water storages

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Rainfall

map visualising rainfall details for South East Coast (Victoria)

Rainfall statistics

Rainfall decile group Percentage of area
Highest on record since 1900 0%
Very much above average 3%
Above average 24%
Average 36%
Below average 32%
Very much below average 4%
Lowest on record since 1900 0%

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