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Wangapeka at Walter Peak - Rainfall

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Hourly Rainfall for Wangapeka at Walter Peak

Daily Rainfall for Wangapeka at Walter Peak

Site Information

Catchment: Wangapeka

Altitude: 125m

Period of analysis: 6 October 1987 to 31 December 2017.

Exposure: Enclosed in a narrow valley, surrounded by forestry and regenerating scrub, at the base of the Mt Arthur range.

Wangapeka at Walter Peak Rainfall Statistics
ReturnStorm Total (mm)Drought Total
(mm) **
Period 1 hr6 hr24 hr28 day 
2 year  20.0 47.0 90.5 6.8
5 year 26.0 59.5 112.5 2.5
10 year 31.0 69.5 130.5 1.0
20 year 36.5 81.0 150.0 0.0
50 year 44.5 98.0 180.0 0.0
100 year 52.5 113.5 206.0 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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Map of Wangapeka at Walter Peak Location

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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.