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 ...

Wairoa at Little Ben

Hourly Rainfall for Wairoa at Little Ben

Hourly Rainfall for Wairoa at Little Ben
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Daily Rainfall for Wairoa at Little Ben

Daily Rainfall for Wairoa at Little Ben
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Site Information

Catchment: Wairoa

Altitude: 427m

Period of analysis: 07 May 1982 to 31 December 2017.

Exposure: Ridge line of open hill country farmland.

Wairoa at Little Ben Rainfall Statistics
Return Storm Total (mm) Drought Total
(mm) **
Period  1 hr 6 hr 24 hr 28 day 
2 year 23.0 52.5 99.0 7.3
5 year 30.0 67.0 124.5 2.2
10 year 35.5 78.5 145.0 0.5
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.