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Riwaka Sth at Moss Bush - Rainfall

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Hourly Rainfall for Riwaka Sth at Moss Bush

Daily Rainfall for Riwaka Sth at Moss Bush

Site Information

Catchment: Riwaka

Altitude: 61m

Period of analysis: 6 August 1962 to 31 December 2017.

Exposure: A narrow valley with predominantly regenerating scrub and some clear farmland.

Riwaka South at Moss Bush Rainfall Statistics
ReturnStorm Total (mm)Drought Total (mm) **
Period 1 hr6 hr24 hr28 day 
2 year 21.0 63.0  147.0  5.7
5 year 28.0  81.0  185.5  1.6
10 year 33.5  96.0  216.0  0.1
20 year 40.0  112.5  250.5  0.0
50 year 50.5  138.5  303.0  0.0
100 year 60.0  162.0  350.0  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 Riwaka Sth at Moss Bush 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.