Wellington residents used 153L per person per day in week ending May 17

WATER: Dubbo residents used 205 litres of water per person per day in the week ending May 17, up 10L on the previous week. Photo: File
WATER: Dubbo residents used 205 litres of water per person per day in the week ending May 17, up 10L on the previous week. Photo: File

Dubbo residents used 10 litres (L) of water per person per day more in the week ending May 17 than a record low 195L the previous week.

But water consumption in the city remains under the 320L per person per day target for level three water restrictions.

Community usage data can be found at Dubbo Regional Council's online drought hub, www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/droughthub.

It has a table of weekly data back to November.

The week ending January 5 holds the record for the highest consumption of water with residents using 393L under then level four water restrictions with a target of 280L per person per day.

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That week temperatures soared to 45 degrees Celsius.

The record low 195L in the week ending May 10 reflects cooler temperatures and rain.

The Bureau of Meteorology reports of 28.6 millimetres (mm) of rain falling at Dubbo City Regional Airport in May, as of Friday morning.

Meanwhile, in the week ending May 17, Wellington residents used 153L per person per day, down from 162L in the week ending May 10.

Geurie residents consumed 138L per person per day in the week ending May 10, up from 102L the previous week.