Figure 2. Median annual rainfall (mm) (top map) and average annual pan evaporation (mm) (bottom map) for Australia. Starting from Western Australia (WA, capital Perth), the States and Territories of Australia are (clockwise) the Northern Territory (NT), Queensland (Qld), New South Wales (NSW), the Australian Capital Territory (ACT, around Canberra), Victoria (Vic.), Tasmania (Tas. – the island state) and South Australia (SA).
(Source: Australian Bureau of Meteorology)