Monthly rainfall

Our hydrology team and GIS specialists pool their talents to bring you these monthly summaries.

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July 2018 rainfall

July rainfall

Thu 02 Aug 2018

Our monitored sites had between 87% and 148% of their normal July rainfall, with the regional average at 116%.

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June 2018 rainfall

Rain and shine in Taranaki.

Tue 03 Jul 2018

Rainfall varied across the region during June. But at the year's halfway point, all but one of our monitored sites are above their normal six-month rainfall totals.

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May 2018 rainfall

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Mon 11 Jun 2018

It rained on 17 days straight at most of our monitored sites during May, resulting in high monthly totals. One site had more than twice its normal monthly rainfall.

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April 2018 rainfall

Rain and shine in Taranaki.

Thu 03 May 2018

April had it all - Taranaki got strong winds, thunderstorms, tornadoes, heavy rain, hail, cold snaps and warm, sunny autumnal days.

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March 2018 rainfall

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Wed 11 Apr 2018

March was another wet month in Taranaki, with all but one of our monitored sites well above their normal rainfall totals.

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February 2018 rainfall

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Mon 05 Mar 2018

Visitors from the tropics were in the news in February and among other impacts, they made their presence felt in Taranaki's rain gauges.

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January 2018 rainfall

Thu 08 Feb 2018

Rainfall for January was above normal by between 109% and 292% for all sites except Kapoaiaia (88%) and Taungatara (89%).

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December 2017 rainfall & 2017 rainfall summary

Fri 12 Jan 2018

Most of our monitored sites got less than half of their usual December rainfall and a few of them were as low as 13% to 15%. This dry end to the year, however, balanced earlier wet periods, and total 2017 rainfall at most places was not far above normal.

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