Monthly Water Update

small map representing the district Tanami - Timor Sea Coast

Tanami – Timor Sea Coast

June 2019 Summary

Rainfall was lower than average across 65 per cent of the area, spread throughout the drainage division.

Streamflow was lower than average for 74 per cent of the sites. The monitoring site Isdell River - Dales Yard had the lowest streamflow for June since 1980.

During June, accessible storage volumes decreased in two storages systems. By the end of the month, the volume of water stored was 52 per cent of the total accessible capacity, a decrease of 26 per cent from the same time last year.

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Water storages

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map visualising rainfall details for Tanami - Timor Sea Coast

Rainfall statistics

Rainfall decile group Percentage of area
Highest on record since 1900 0%
Very much above average 0%
Above average Less than 1%
Average 35%
Below average 60%
Very much below average 5%
Lowest on record since 1900 0%

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