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Rainfall Aug-Sep-Oct

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 Aug-Sep-Oct

Station Name No. years Below Normal Near Normal Above Normal
GREYMOUTH AERO 30 410 - 563 563 - 746 746 - 916
HOKITIKA AERO 30 466 - 650 650 - 820 820 - 1127
ARTHURS PASS EWS 30 671 - 1052 1052 - 1584 1584 - 2019
CRAIGIEBURN FOREST 30 249 - 377 377 - 537 537 - 664
MT COOK EWS 30 386 - 906 906 - 1221 1221 - 1605
TARA HILLS AWS 27 55 - 104 104 - 167 167 - 214
MILFORD SOUND 30 672 - 1420 1420 - 1911 1911 - 2514
WANAKA AERO AWS 30 74 - 160 160 - 238 238 - 302
QUEENSTOWN AERO AWS 30 75 - 161 161 - 267 267 - 384
CROMWELL EWS 30 46 - 69 69 - 121 121 - 176
QUEENSTOWN 30 77 - 188 188 - 264 264 - 439
CLYDE DAM 23 47 - 66 66 - 120 120 - 183
ETTRICK NO.2 30 71 - 97 97 - 128 128 - 206
GORE AWS 30 135 - 185 185 - 240 240 - 309
WINTON 30 127 - 202 202 - 242 242 - 312
INVERCARGILL AERO 30 109 - 219 219 - 286 286 - 345
TIWAI POINT EWS 29 125 - 223 223 - 268 268 - 411