Summer rainfall over South Australia was mostly average to above average apart from some areas in the eastern part of the state where it was slightly below average. Most of the rain fell during the first few weeks of December 2008. For the January/February months of 2009 the pastoral districts reported totals that were generally very much below average except some areas in the northeast of the state where near average rainfall was received.
Source:3-monthly rainfall anomalies for South Australia, Australian Bureau of Meteorology
The total water storage in Adelaide's reservoirs at the end of April 2009 was 54% of capacity, compared to 46% at the same time in 2008.
TOTAL RESERVOIR STORAGE,
As a percentage of capacity, Adelaide
Source:SA Water daily reservoir levels