Tarago Reservoir

Tarago Reservoir supplies Westernport and Mornington Peninsula. The dam was completed in 1969 and enlarged in 1971, and is constructed from rockfill with a clay core.

Rainfall figures for Tarago Reservoir

Storage and rainfall data

Use our interactive web application to view current storage levels and catchment rainfall for Tarago Reservoir:

Key rainfall facts (mm)

​Month Wettest​ ​Driest ​Average
January​ 123.8 (1991)​ 3.4 (1990)​ 61.7
February​ 237.8 (2011)​ ​3.1 (1991) 54.3
March​ 137.9 (1973)​ 12.8 (1972)​ 63.2
April​ 160.0 (1995)​ ​21.2 (1993) 74.5
May​ 151.6 (2000)​ ​15.4 (2009) 72.5
June​ 161.0 (2013)​ ​14.6 (2006) 77.1
July​ 147.8 (1977)​ ​28.8 (1976) 80.3​
August​ 172.2 (1975)​ 24.8 (1998)​ 89.2
September​ 233.6 (1992)​ 36.0 (2001)​ 102.9
October​ 213.0 (1989)​ 21.4 (2015)​ 105.1
November​ 167.0 (1971)​ ​29.4 (1982) 90.5
December​ ​207.2 (1985) ​7.7 (1972) 81.6
Total rainfall​ 1167.3 (1995)​ 665.4 (1997)​ 952.9

 

Historical rainfall data (1971-2016)

Location of Tarago Reservoir

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Last updated:
20 September 2017