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Bay of Plenty region

Rotorua at Whakarewarewa

The Whakarewarewa rain gauge is situated on the southern side of Lake Rotorua and has rainfall records rainfall from the year 1900 onwards.

The site records an annual rainfall of 1424 mm and daily falls of up to 180 mm.

Rainfall Data
Scientific data for this rainfall site
  • Rainfall so far this month
    This month:
    Rain last month
    Last month:
    Percentage of monthly median rainfall
    Very wetOver 200%
    Moderately wet>110% to 200%
    Near normal>90% to 110%
    Moderately dry>50% to 90%
    Very dry0% to 50%
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    • Last 7 days
    • Last 30 days
    • Last 12 months

    Key figures

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    Notable measurements

    Wettest Month/Year Rainfall
    Largest recorded annual rainfall 2580
    Driest Month/Year Rainfall
    Lowest recorded annual rainfall 823