Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...

Motueka at Gorge

Hourly Rainfall for Motueka at Gorge

Hourly Rainfall for Motueka at Gorge
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Daily Rainfall for Motueka at Gorge

Daily Rainfall for Motueka at Gorge
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Site Information

Catchment: Motueka

Altitude: 380m

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

Exposure: A narrow valley with native bush, pine plantation and regenerating scrub.

Motueka at Gorge Rainfall Statistics
Return Storm Total (mm) Drought Total
(mm) **
Period  1 hr 6 hr 24 hr 28 day 
2 year  19.0  43.5 82.0 8.5 
5 year 25.5 56.5 105.0   2.8 
10 year 30.5 67.0 123.5   0.7 
20 year 36.5  79.5  144.5   0.0 
50 year 46.0 98.5 177.0   0.0 
100 year 54.5 115.5   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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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.