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Regional rainfall

We rely on winter rain to fill both our reservoirs and, most importantly, the groundwater from which we draw 70 per cent of our supplies.

The graph below shows recent rainfall levels compared with the long-term average.

Rainfall graph
Rainfall per month
Month Long term average Actual rainfall
March 2016 62.0 mm 85.9 mm
April 2016 51.8 mm 53.9 mm
May 2016 52.8 mm 59.3 mm
June 2016 53.0 mm 91.6 mm
July 2016 47.7 mm 32.5 mm
August 2016 56.3 mm 23.8 mm
September 2016 68.2 mm 53.5 mm
October 2016 79.9 mm 21.4 mm
November 2016 85.7 mm 102.8 mm
December 2016 81.2 mm 32.0 mm
January 2017 80.1 mm 80.0 mm
February 2017 53.4 mm 52.9 mm
March 2017 62.0 mm 41.3 mm
 
 
 
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