Maroondah Reservoir

Maroondah Reservoir transfers water to Sugarloaf Reservoir and onto some of Melbourne's northern, western and inner suburbs. The dam is a concrete gravity dam and was completed in 1927.

Rainfall figures for Maroondah Reservoir

Storage and rainfall data

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

​Month Wettest​ ​Driest ​Average
January​ 231.2 (1897)​ 2.6 (1930)​ 68.4
February​ 243.3 (1946)​ 1.2 (2009)​ 63.6
March​ 241.8 (1931)​ ​0.0 (1951) 74.7
April​ ​297.3 (1935) 0.0 (1923)​ 91.6
May​ 252.2 (1944)​ 7.4 (1934)​ 102.5
June​ 286.8 (1911)​ 15.2 (1972)​ 103.8
July​ 225.8 (1952)​ 35.2 (2001)​ 103.8​
August​ 262.9 (1939)​ 32.0 (1982)​ 113.7
September​ 224.9 (1916)​ 35.6 (1961)​ 115.1
October​ 316.1 (1937)​ 4.7 (1914)​ 116.8
November​ 239.6 (2004)​ 18.8 (1895)​ 100.3
December​ 257.8 (1930)​ 4.6 (1972)​ 93.4
Total rainfall​ 1702.8 (1952)​ 652.3 (1997)​ 1147.7
 

Historical rainfall data (1893-2016)


Location of Maroondah Reservoir

Key facts

  • Catchment area:
    10,400 hectares
  • Surface area:
    200 hectares
  • Total capacity:
    22,179 megalitres
  • Dam height:
    41 metres
  • Dam length:
    291 metres

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