New Zealand's Environment Reporting Series: The Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand
DATA SOURCE: National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) [Technical report available at https://www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/environmental-reporting/ministry-environment-atmosphere-and-climate-report-2020-updated]
Adapted by Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand to provide for environmental reporting transparency
Dataset used to develop the "Greenhouse gas concentrations" indicator [available at https://www.stats.govtnz/indicators/greenhouse-gas-concentrations]
This lowest aggregation dataset, was used to develop two ‘Our Atmosphere and Climate’ indicators. See Statistics New Zealand indicator links for specific methodologies and state/trend datasets (see ‘Shiny App’ downloads). 1) Rainfall (https://www.stats.govt.nz/indicators/rainfall) 2) Extreme rainfall (a. https://www.stats.govt.nz/indicators/extreme-rainfall
This dataset shows daily rainfall at 30 sites across New Zealand from 1960 to 2019.
More information on this dataset and how it relates to our environmental reporting indicators and topics can be found in the attached data quality pdf.
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
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Environmental reporting series: Our atmosphere and climate 2020