Man wondering how much to water his garden

So, why do we need to save water in the Top End?

In Darwin we use more water than can be captured and supplied in the long term and almost 60% of household water use is in the garden.

So, use the Weather Web this wet season to help you save water! You can tell how much it's rained in or near your suburb and find out when you can stop watering your garden. This can help you save thousands of litres of water by not overwatering. How smart is that? Generally, all your garden needs is 30 mm of water each week.

Visit the Weather Web

Find out why we need to save water in Darwin

Save water in your garden by checking your local weather.

Wagaman Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
1.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
6.8mm
Updated on
04 December 2019 at 7:39am

Sanderson Middle School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.5mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
3.1mm
Updated on
04 December 2019 at 7:39am

Driver Primary

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
4.9mm
Updated on
06 December 2019 at 7:44am

Leanyer School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
4.9mm
Updated on
05 December 2019 at 7:07am

Durack School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
8.9mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Mackillop Catholic College (Johnston)

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
11.5mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 1:12am

Karama Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
1.1mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Living Water Smart HQ

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
1.3mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:30am

Malak Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
0.0mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Girraween Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
0.0mm
Updated on
27 November 2019 at 11:04pm

Millner Pre-School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
5.6mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Moil Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
7.6mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Gray Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
0.0mm
Updated on
02 December 2018 at 1:53pm

Parap Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
2.3mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:30am

Sacred Heart Catholic School (Woodroffe)

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
11.4mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Taminmin College (Humpty Doo)

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
6.9mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:30am

Milkwood Steiner School (Berrimah)

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
4.6mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Wanguri Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
2.0mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Charles Darwin University, Casuarina

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
3.6mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:45am

Wulagi Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
1.3mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

St Paul’s Nightcliff

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
0.0mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:41am

Woodroffe Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
13.7mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Anula Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
0.0mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Stuart Park Primary

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
0.8mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Bees Creek Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
4.6mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Humpty Doo Primary School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
1.8mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Darwin Middle School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
0.5mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Casuarina Senior College

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
6.3mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:42am

Dripstone Middle School

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
2.3mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

Forrest Parade School (Bellamack)

Rainfall in last hour
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 24 hours
0.0mm
Rainfall in last 7 days
7.2mm
Updated on
07 December 2019 at 4:44am

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