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Rainfall Oct-Nov-Dec

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 Oct-Nov-Dec

Station Name No. years Below Normal Near Normal Above Normal
GREYMOUTH AERO 30 486 - 639 639 - 767 767 - 918
HOKITIKA AERO 30 573 - 690 690 - 898 898 - 1044
ARTHURS PASS EWS 30 884 - 1218 1218 - 1676 1676 - 2067
CRAIGIEBURN FOREST 30 294 - 353 353 - 474 474 - 614
MT COOK EWS 30 705 - 1046 1046 - 1586 1586 - 2162
TARA HILLS AWS 26 80 - 118 118 - 155 155 - 253
MILFORD SOUND 30 1107 - 1589 1589 - 2034 2034 - 2877
WANAKA AERO AWS 30 112 - 159 159 - 216 216 - 393
QUEENSTOWN AERO AWS 30 132 - 174 174 - 266 266 - 379
CROMWELL EWS 30 74 - 92 92 - 125 125 - 205
QUEENSTOWN 30 143 - 185 185 - 275 275 - 399
CLYDE DAM 23 99 - 113 113 - 145 145 - 207
ETTRICK NO.2 29 99 - 134 134 - 194 194 - 256
GORE AWS 30 187 - 227 227 - 266 266 - 329
WINTON 29 184 - 223 223 - 265 265 - 357
INVERCARGILL AERO 30 173 - 257 257 - 306 306 - 395
TIWAI POINT EWS 29 177 - 248 248 - 295 295 - 357