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Takaka at Harwoods - Rainfall

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Hourly Rainfall for Takaka at Harwoods

Daily Rainfall for Takaka at Harwoods

Site Information

Catchment: Takaka

Altitude: 90m

Period of analysis: 25 January 1988 to 31 December 2017.

Exposure: Sited just below where the narrow regenerating scrub valley opens out into clear farmland.

Takaka at Harwoods Rainfall Statistics
ReturnStorm Total (mm)Drought Total
(mm) **
Period 1 hr6 hr24 hr28 day 
2 year  28.5 82.5  187.0  5.3 
5 year 36.5  104.0  232.5  2.2 
10 year 43.0  121.0  268.5  1.2 
20 year 50.5  140.5  308.5  0.2 
50 year 62.5  170.0  368.5  0.0 
100 year 73.0 196.0  421.5  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.