According to this monitoring webpage of the GWRC. That was 60 mm up on the total for 2017 and 10 mm up on 2016. The first 3 months of 2015 were fairly dry, however, and the total for that year was 1.227 metres.

The total rainfall for 2014, the first full year of the Rowan & Dougherty water meters, was 1.242 metres; so the past 3 years should have meant that people will have used less tap water to water their gardens — but — let’s wait for Cr Holborow’s proclamation that people are using less water because of the ridiculous water meters she voted for!