Monthly rainfall

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

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March 2020 rainfall

Mountain and cloud

Thu 02 Apr 2020

Taranaki was a region of two halves in terms of rainfall in March - the east was generally wetter than usual but the west tended to be drier.

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February 2020 rainfall

Summer in Taranaki

Wed 04 Mar 2020

February was dry on the Taranaki ring plain and coastal terraces, but damper in the hills.

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December 2019 rainfall & 2019 rainfall summary

Summertime in Taranaki

Tue 14 Jan 2020

December was wetter than normal at most of our monitored sites, but the region was below or close to its normal annual rainfall for the full 2019 year.

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November 2019 rainfall

Mountain and cloud

Tue 17 Dec 2019

November rainfall ranged from 47% to 133% of normal at our monitored sites, with an average of 81%.

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October 2019 rainfall

Fair skies

Wed 06 Nov 2019

October rainfall ranged from 53% to 116% of normal at the sites we monitor, with an average of 80%.

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September 2019 rainfall

Rain and shine in Taranaki.

Tue 08 Oct 2019

September rainfall ranged from 57% to 131% of normal at the sites we monitor, with an average of 87%.

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August 2019 rainfall

Calf in August

Wed 04 Sep 2019

August rainfall ranged from 82% to 139% of normal at our monitored sites, with most rain occurring in the first two weeks of the month.

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July 2019 rainfall

Rain in Taranaki

Thu 01 Aug 2019

Rain returned to Taranaki with a vengeance in July after a dryish spell, with some of our monitored sites getting significantly more than the month's normal rainfall.

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