Latest Victorian outlook (as at 1 December 2021)

The Annual Water Outlook keeps Victorians informed about the state’s water supplies and outlines the contingency plans being put in place to cope with any shortages should they arise this summer and autumn.

Use of water

Climate Scenario

Climate Scenario

Urban water

Average climate scenario

This summer, wetter than average conditions are expected.
Based on this, no water restrictions expected in any city or town.

Dry conditions are unlikely to occur this summer.*

Worst on record conditions are very unlikely to occur this summer.*

This summer BoM are predicting Victoria will experience wetter than average conditions. Under these conditions water users can expect the following outcomes.

This summer BoM are predicting Victoria will experience wetter than average conditions. However if dry conditions eventuate then water users can expect the following outcomes. Dry conditions are more likely to occur in the south west.

This summer BoM are predicting Victoria will experience wetter than average conditions. However if very dry conditions eventuate then water users can expect the following outcomes. It is highly unlikely that very dry conditions will occur this summer.

Click on the pins to discover some of our environmental watering activities.
For a full list, please visit www.vewh.vic.gov.au.

Water restrictions not expected

Water restrictions/drought response possible in 6-12 months

Water restrictions/drought response possible over summer

Page last updated: 23/06/22