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Rainfall Jan-Feb-Mar

Rainfall tercile tables for several locations in the South and West of the North Island. Data are based on the 30-year period 1971-2000. The ranges for each tercile are: below normal = second lowest to 33rd percentile; near normal = 34th to 66th percentile; above normal = 67th percentile to second highest.

Historical rainfall total (mm) range for forecast area SWNI for the 3-month period Jan-Feb-Mar

Station Name No. years Below Normal Near Normal Above Normal
TAUMARUNUI 30 98 - 266 266 - 333 333 - 431
TAUMARUNUI AWS 30 98 - 266 266 - 333 333 - 431
TURANGI 2 EWS 30 116 - 274 274 - 406 406 - 514
NEW PLYMOUTH AWS 30 146 - 242 242 - 344 344 - 552
LOWER RETARUKE 29 131 - 253 253 - 328 328 - 421
STRATFORD DEM FARM 29 179 - 342 342 - 446 446 - 635
WAIOURU AWS 30 151 - 188 188 - 234 234 - 318
WANGANUI,SPRIGGENS PARK EWS 30 124 - 154 154 - 208 208 - 300
PALMERSTON N 30 94 - 168 168 - 253 253 - 306
LEVIN AWS 30 104 - 193 193 - 261 261 - 428
PARAPARAUMU AERO 30 108 - 161 161 - 237 237 - 334
WALLACEVILLE EWS 30 109 - 201 201 - 253 253 - 436
WAIORONGOMAI 23 127 - 230 230 - 357 357 - 478
WELLINGTON,KELBURN 30 99 - 201 201 - 252 252 - 349
WELLINGTON AERO 30 76 - 161 161 - 208 208 - 304