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Rainfall Apr-May-Jun

Rainfall tercile tables for several locations in the West and South of the South 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 WSSI for the 3-month period Apr-May-Jun

Station Name No. years Below Normal Near Normal Above Normal
GREYMOUTH AERO 30 438 - 572 572 - 721 721 - 815
HOKITIKA AERO 30 511 - 594 594 - 810 810 - 957
ARTHURS PASS EWS 30 790 - 968 968 - 1271 1271 - 1701
CRAIGIEBURN FOREST 30 232 - 325 325 - 407 407 - 509
MT COOK EWS 30 654 - 872 872 - 1111 1111 - 1498
TARA HILLS AWS 27 64 - 112 112 - 139 139 - 189
MILFORD SOUND 30 828 - 1413 1413 - 1892 1892 - 2416
WANAKA AERO AWS 30 109 - 158 158 - 212 212 - 338
QUEENSTOWN AERO AWS 30 139 - 196 196 - 234 234 - 331
CROMWELL EWS 30 56 - 93 93 - 115 115 - 143
QUEENSTOWN 30 160 - 217 217 - 254 254 - 369
CLYDE DAM 22 70 - 94 94 - 138 138 - 164
ETTRICK NO.2 30 78 - 120 120 - 138 138 - 173
GORE AWS 30 167 - 208 208 - 258 258 - 362
WINTON 30 188 - 229 229 - 291 291 - 374
INVERCARGILL AERO 30 207 - 283 283 - 339 339 - 429
TIWAI POINT EWS 28 207 - 267 267 - 354 354 - 435