Annual maximum three-day rainfall totals (1950–2013
New Zealand's Environment Reporting Series: The Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand
A three-day rainfall measurement covers a single sustained rain event or a series of shorter events over a three-day period. Such measurements help us understand and prepare for flooding or rain-induced slips that could cause damage. Further information can be found in: Tait, A, Macara, G, & Paul, V. (2014) Preparation of climate datasets for the 2015 Environmental Synthesis Report: Temperature, Rainfall, Wind, Sunshine and Soil Moisture. Prepared for Ministry for the Environment. Available at https://data.mfe.govt.nz/x/Fwn9AL on the Ministry for the Environment dataservice (https://data.mfe.govt.nz/). This dataset relates to the "Annual maximum three-day rainfall" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.
National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research
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Attribution 3.0 New Zealand
1950–2013; Auckland, Blenhiem, Christchurch, Dannevirke, Dunedin, Gisbourne, Gore, Hamilton, Hokitika, Invercargill, Kerikeri, Lake Tekapo, Masterton, Milford Sound, Napier, Nelson, New Plymouth, Queenstown, Reefton, Rotorua,Tara Hills, Taumarunui, Taupo, Tauranga, Timaru, Waiouru, Wanganui, Wellington, Whangaparaoa and Whangarei