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Baton at Baton Flats - Rainfall

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Hourly Rainfall for Baton at Baton Flats

Daily Rainfall for Baton at Baton Flats

Site Information

Catchment: Baton

Altitude: 180m

Period of analysis: 14 October 1987 to 31 December 2017.

Exposure: Located in an open valley, in a small patch of flat farmland which is surrounded by forestry and regenerating scrub at the base of the Mt Arthur range.

Baton at Baton Flats Rainfall Statistics
ReturnStorm Total (mm)Drought Total (mm) **
Period 1 hr6 hr24 hr28 day 
2 year 19.0 48.5 99.0 8.7 
5 year 25.0 61.0 121.5 3.4 
10 year 29.5 71.0 139.0 1.7 
20 year 35.0 82.0 158.5 0.0 
50 year 43.5 99.0 187.5 0.0 
100 year 51.0 114.0  213.0 0.0 


Recorded **









Storm totals are from HIRDS analysis based on site location.

** Drought totals and extremes are from analysis based on data collected on site.

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Tasman District Council has exercised all reasonable skill and care in collecting and displaying this information. However, the data is provisional, and may be incorrect until checked by staff. Data should be used with caution where there are safety, monetary, or operational consequences if the data is incorrect. Note also, the data may be changed at a later time.