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  • Added 11 Feb 2016
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"Annual rainfall is the total accumulated rain over one year. Rain is vital for life, including plant growth, drinking water, river ecosystem health, and sanitation. Floods and droughts affect our environment, economy, and recreational opportunities.

This dataset shows annual average rainfall across New Zealand for 1987 as part of the data series for years 1972 to 2013. Annual rainfall is estimated from the daily rainfall estimates of the Virtual Climate Station Network (NIWA).

This dataset relates to the "Annual average rainfall" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.

Geometry: grid
Unit: mm/yr"

License

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand

You may use this work for commercial purposes.

You must attribute the creator in your own works.

Attachments

1. Annual rainfall, 1972 2013 187 KB pdf

Information

CategoryEnvironmental Reporting > Atmosphere & Climate > Precipitation
TagsCLIMATE-AND-WEATHER, New Zealand, CLIMATE-AND-WEATHER-Rainfall
RegionsNew Zealand
MetadataISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 52966
Data type Grid
Resolution 5110.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

History

Added 10 Feb 2016
Last updated 10 Feb 2016
Revisions 3 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Feb. 22, 2016 from GeoTIFF in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000.
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