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State of our environment - March 2018

State of our environment - March 2018

What did March bring us?

March was a wet month for most… phenomenally so within cooee of our Glengarry rain gauge. Over 30 cm dumped within 24 hours – dangerously close to breaching an average sized gumboot I’m thinking (being a short townie). River flows are bolstered, soil moisture is definitely up and groundwater levels are normal for the time of year. High temperatures continue on a roll, hitting four consecutive months of warmer than usual days and an impressive seven months of warmer than usual nights. The hot, wet conditions were a challenge for our recreational water spots but an early autumn paddle was still possible especially around the southern beaches.

For the full rundown find the State of the Environment Report here

What can you find in the full report?
Info and stats for March including:

• Rainfall & Lightning strikes

• Temperatures

• River Flows

• Groundwater & Soil Moisture

• Recreational Water Quality

• The Longer Forecast and outlook

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