Monthly rainfall

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

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May 2024 rainfall

Tupare May 2024 896x616

Wed 12 Jun 2024 11:30am

The dryer than normal year continued last month with an average of 41% less rain than usual in Taranaki.

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April 2024 rainfall

Water on leaf April 2024 Rainfall 896x616

Wed 15 May 2024 8:30am

There was a north-south divide in Taranaki rainfall last month with Manganui at Everett Park having 74% more rain than usual compared with the 60% less rain at Kaupokonui at Glenn Rd.

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March 2024 rainfall

March 2024 Rainfall

Tue 16 Apr 2024 11:30am

Autumn arrived in Taranaki in March with an average air tempeature of 14.5°C - 1.7°C cooler than normal. The highest temperature was 25.7°C at Inglewood at Oxidation Ponds.

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February 2024 rainfall

Mt Taranaki from Lake Rotomanu February 2024

Thu 14 Mar 2024 11:30am

We had a mostly dry February in Taranaki with average rainfall of 63.5mm – 44% less than usual for the month.

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January 2024 rainfall

Hero shots Mt Taranak reflection Pixabay

Fri 16 Feb 2024 11:30am

January was warmer than usual while rainfall for the month was just slightly above normal – but with some big differences across the region.

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December 2023 rainfall

December 2023 Rainfall Taranaki Coast

Tue 16 Jan 2024 11:30am

December was a slightly drier and warmer month than usual for most of Taranaki with 159.1mm of rainfall – 3% less than usual.

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