Monthly rainfall

Our hydrology team crunches the data to bring you these monthly and yearly summaries.

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November 2021 rainfall

Mountain and scattered cloud

Tue 07 Dec 2021

November was drier than average across Taranaki, with only six of our 27 monitored sites recording more rain than normal.

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October 2021 rainfall

Mt Taranaki at dusk

Wed 10 Nov 2021

Bell Block copped the rainfall in October, while the region's south coast was drier than normal.

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September 2021 rainfall

Rain and shine in Taranaki.

Wed 06 Oct 2021

September rainfall ranged from 75% to 172% of normal at our monitored sites, with an average of 106%.

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August 2021 rainfall

Calf in August

Fri 03 Sep 2021

August rainfall ranged from three-quarters to one-and-a-half times normal at our monitored sites, with an average of 110%.

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July 2021 rainfall

Rain in Taranaki

Mon 09 Aug 2021

An 88-year rainfall record tumbled at Dawson Falls on Taranaki Maunga during July, with the highest 24-hour rainfall total since 1933.

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June 2021 rainfall

Fair skies

Sat 10 Jul 2021

June rainfall ranged from 76% of 137% of normal at our monitored sites, with an average of 101%.

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May 2021 rainfall

Moody mountain

Thu 03 Jun 2021

May rainfall varied from 63% to 158% of normal at our monitored sites, with an average of 103%.

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April 2021 rainfall

Mountain and cloud

Tue 04 May 2021

April was a relatively dry month across the region, with only one site recording more than its normal monthly rainfall. Rainfall at other sites averaged two-thirds of normal, with one down to a third.

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