The Hydrology Bulletin for September is now on the EPA…
September 2023 Hydrology Bulletin
September 2023 brought heatwaves, heavy rainfall and Storm Agnes. Monthly rainfall was above the long-term average for September in most places, wettest in the East and Southwest.
The monthly average river flows for September remained high, with 83% of river flows above the
long-term average for September. 55% of lake and turlough monitoring stations observed levels
above the long-term normal range for this month.
Average monthly groundwater levels were 52% lower than the previous month, but over half (57%)
of monitoring wells had levels above the long-term average for September. Similarly, most
monitored spring outflows were above the normal range this time of year.