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Past 24 hours rainfall + Send us your totals

As forecast by and Sunday and overnight into Monday morning saw some decent downpours in the north of the country.

For drought zones it was the first front that moved in for 2020 and brought actual widespread rain that lasted hours.

However, also as forecast, not all got it – especially those further to the east.

The map below from IBM captures the past 24 hours but may not capture every microclimate – so we’re keen to hear from you on rainfall totals you recorded this morning for Sunday or the weekend.

Good luck – we hope more rain is coming in the next 10 days for drought zones too and at this time of year the longer nights and cooler days (compared to summer) means less evaporation. Moisture may stay in the ground for two or three weeks following Sunday’s rain.

It’s worth noting after the showers over the next 48 hours, many regions may face another week of dry weather ahead. – The planet’s largest weather data website for NZ! (And free to access for all of 2020!)


James on 26/07/2021 5:41am

80 mm last night in Maunu, Whangarei

lorraine kevey on 5/05/2020 9:29pm

we live in poroti whangarei, and we had 20 ml in the last 24 hours

Phil P on 5/05/2020 8:34am

WE live at Te Mata, Thames Coast and we only had 10mm rain up to Monday 5pm and 7mm over Monday night. Baa-humbug! Our water tank badly needs more rain!!

Chris. Johnson on 5/05/2020 5:39am

Over 80mm with torrential downpours galore over the weekend, and come Tuesday night, it still hasn’t stopped damned well raining.

Ken McNeur on 4/05/2020 11:16pm

6.2 mm

David Pye on 4/05/2020 7:59am

Waiwhare hawkes bay 2 ml.

Peter Langer on 4/05/2020 6:57am

oh forgot to say I haven’t needed to mow the lawn in 3 months and then I have only mown part of it

Peter Langer on 4/05/2020 6:30am

17.5 mils the most we have had in 24 hours this year is 18 mils and just 145 mils a good month total for the year now I don’t think katikati is that dry so its one very shitty year a local said its the baddest in 50 years

Jo Black on 4/05/2020 5:24am

0……….Still waiting patiently. Blacks Beach Nuhaka HB😬

Blair on 4/05/2020 5:20am

60mm at Pokeno,north waikato.

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