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Wairoa at Little Ben - Rainfall

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Hourly Rainfall for Wairoa at Little Ben

Daily Rainfall for Wairoa at Little Ben

Site Information

Catchment: Wairoa

Altitude: 427m

Period of analysis: 07 May 1982 to 31 December 2014.

Exposure: Ridgeline of open hill country farmland.

Wairoa at Little Ben Rainfall Statistics
ReturnStorm Total (mm)Drought Total (mm) **
Period 1 hr6 hr24 hr28 day 
2 year 23.0 52.5 99.0 5.9
5 year 30.0 67.0 124.5 1.7
10 year 35.5 78.5 145.0 0.0
20 year 41.5 91.0 168.0 0.0
50 year 51.0 111.0 203.0 0.0 
100 year 60.0 129.0 233.5 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.