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Rainfall Jan-Feb-Mar

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 Jan-Feb-Mar

Station Name No. years Below Normal Near Normal Above Normal
GREYMOUTH AERO 30 385 - 459 459 - 587 587 - 819
HOKITIKA AERO 30 392 - 589 589 - 684 684 - 940
ARTHURS PASS EWS 30 452 - 893 893 - 1117 1117 - 1509
CRAIGIEBURN FOREST 30 119 - 229 229 - 293 293 - 400
MT COOK EWS 29 526 - 965 965 - 1171 1171 - 1699
TARA HILLS AWS 25 44 - 96 96 - 165 165 - 202
MILFORD SOUND 30 1007 - 1506 1506 - 2022 2022 - 2940
WANAKA AERO AWS 30 74 - 133 133 - 186 186 - 335
QUEENSTOWN AERO AWS 30 98 - 186 186 - 270 270 - 725
CROMWELL EWS 30 52 - 100 100 - 131 131 - 222
QUEENSTOWN 30 113 - 158 158 - 253 253 - 368
CLYDE DAM 22 79 - 108 108 - 175 175 - 199
ETTRICK NO.2 30 65 - 118 118 - 193 193 - 257
GORE AWS 30 146 - 198 198 - 303 303 - 401
WINTON 30 150 - 218 218 - 297 297 - 383
INVERCARGILL AERO 29 181 - 227 227 - 317 317 - 414
TIWAI POINT EWS 29 174 - 235 235 - 345 345 - 424