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Rainfall Feb-Mar-Apr

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 Feb-Mar-Apr

Station Name No. years Below Normal Near Normal Above Normal
GREYMOUTH AERO 30 367 - 442 442 - 592 592 - 859
HOKITIKA AERO 30 354 - 549 549 - 708 708 - 1007
ARTHURS PASS EWS 30 489 - 889 889 - 1081 1081 - 1686
CRAIGIEBURN FOREST 30 156 - 246 246 - 318 318 - 414
MT COOK EWS 29 529 - 910 910 - 1135 1135 - 1611
TARA HILLS AWS 25 57 - 94 94 - 138 138 - 202
MILFORD SOUND 30 1093 - 1442 1442 - 1791 1791 - 2877
WANAKA AERO AWS 30 90 - 136 136 - 193 193 - 298
QUEENSTOWN AERO AWS 30 111 - 179 179 - 260 260 - 573
CROMWELL EWS 30 62 - 98 98 - 126 126 - 183
QUEENSTOWN 30 123 - 188 188 - 235 235 - 304
CLYDE DAM 22 66 - 109 109 - 155 155 - 189
ETTRICK NO.2 30 72 - 113 113 - 161 161 - 225
GORE AWS 30 123 - 193 193 - 263 263 - 334
WINTON 30 134 - 203 203 - 283 283 - 378
INVERCARGILL AERO 29 166 - 212 212 - 310 310 - 418
TIWAI POINT EWS 28 137 - 212 212 - 331 331 - 421