April 2022 rainfall

Rainfall for April was generally well below the average, ranging from 27% to 72%, with an average of 50% of normal for April.

Rainfall was higher around the Maunga and ring plain, and Cape Egmont received 84% of normal rain. Most of the rain fell in two events on 6 and 22 April. Te Maunga recorded between 67% and 79% of normal.

Year to date rainfall is sitting between 67% and 213% with an average of 113% of normal.

April 2022 hydrology report [PDF, 552 KB]

April 2022 rainfall maps

What you should know:

  1. The site maps show data from a selection of the sites we monitor, but not all of them.

  2. The distribution maps are based on mathematical modelling and may not accurately represent actual rainfall in some unmonitored areas.

Click on each map for larger version.