Sugarloaf Reservoir

Aerial image of Sugarloaf Reservoir and the Winneke Water Treatment Plant

Sugarloaf Reservoir supplies the northern, western and central suburbs of Melbourne.

The dam was completed in 1981 and is a rolled rockfill embankment with upstream concrete face.

Introducing Sugarloaf Reservoir

 

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Winneke Water Treatment Plant at Sugarloaf Reservoir
Winneke Water Treatment Plant at Sugarloaf Reservoir

Rainfall figures for Sugarloaf Reservoir

Check out storage and rainfall data, key rainfall facts and historical rainfall data for Sugarloaf Reservoir.

Storage and rainfall data

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Key rainfall facts (mm)

​Month Wettest​ ​Driest ​Average
January​ 113.4 (1995)​ 1.8 (2009)​ 49.8
February​ 171.2 (2011)​ 0.0 (1991)​ 51.7
March​ 116.2 (1989)​ 14.4 (2005)​ 45.4
April​ 133.6 (1985)​ 16.4 (2007)​ 59.5
May​ 127.6 (1987)​ 18.2 (2005)​ 61.7
June​ 131.8 (1991)​ 20.4 (2006)​ 69.3
July​ 101.8 (1986)​ 16.0 (2001)​ 62.2
August​ 106.8 (1990)​ ​25.0 (2007) 66.0
September​ ​163.0 (1992) ​25.0 (2008) 74.8
October​ ​153.0 (2010) ​12.8 (2006) 72.7
November​ ​181.6 (2004) ​12.8 (1982) 73.7
December​ ​195.0 (1985) ​14.4 (1994) 66.6
Total rainfall​ 1056.4 (2011)​ 519.6 (1997)​ 753.5

 

Historical rainfall data (1982-2016)


 

 

Last updated:
21 September 2020