[See also additional information below for further explanation]

1916 Rainfall at Taurapa

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Total No. of Days

August No record 2 12 23 3 .40 4
September 20 17 6 2 2 5 21 32 35 1.40 9
October 46 49 7 4 39 13 87 30 44 1 20 26 30 48 4.44 14
November 10 14 26 9 26 42 4 9 20 11 17 1.88 11
December 12 5 50 1.09 66 2 1 1 20 5 2 2.73 11

1917 Rainfall at Taurapa

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Total No. of Days

January 9 1.96 2.30 2 1.86 7 5 13 2 8 6.58 10
February 36 15 1 49 67 11 1.61 7 4 61 4 25 2 4.43 13
March 34 7 3 17 6 2 9 3 4 3 5 6 2 9 1.10 14
April44 7 46 1 2 1.08 9 13 3 16 3 3 1 2 7 2 2.67 16
May 14 71 1.16 2 10 38 2.95 28 24 26 2 8 6.34 12
June 87 7.08 4.00 22 1 36 26 24 78 13.82 9
July 2 5 27 3 47 84 10 39 9 7 32 3 25 1 27 17 3.38 16
August3 85 2.05 1.10 15 20 53 38 15 73 27 4 3 8 5 4 3 2 6.73 18
September 9 40 11 25 42 30 3 72 26 3 9 2.70 11
October 23 24 1 16 2 43 12 31 18 10 18 1.98 11
November 1 21 5 18 6 77 2.32 37 11 4.08 9
December 7 2 13 2 1 3 1 52 1.16 9 8 82 1.34 1 4.31 14
Total for year 58.12 153
Wettest Day June 11th 7.08

1918 Rainfall at Taurapa

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Total No. of Days

January 7 2 30 5 30 1.63 1.1 35 94 65 6 43 5.90 12
February 4 7 10 1.03 11 10 5 49 18 2.17 9
March 9 20 34 67 64 25 1 50 10 2 2 10 7 2 3 1.21 2 5 13 4.47 19
April 5 60 6 8 7 9 24 3 10 18 29 2 11 1.92 13
May 3 1 3 2 9 3 1 1 15 3 10 13 37 55 2 1.58 15
June 4 4 5 10 14 28 2 4 1 4 6 1 4 11 .98 14
July 1 2.95 1.15 32 10 2 21 3 16 4 17 5 24 1 5.46 14
August 16 11 13 4 23 11 2.12 55 36 17 4 1 4.03 12
September 5 15 49 32 6 5 1 11 15 1 4 2 19 1.65 13
October 13 12 48 11 12 10 5 7 1.81 1.04 7 19 6 22 4.57 14
November 1 21 19 1 19 32 7 9 1.77 7 9 21 3.23 12
December 91 1 70 1 2.84 3 9 3 1 26 5 4.94 11

Total for Year 40.90 158

Wettest Day July 2nd 2.95

 

Original digital file

GordonM806_TaurapaRainfallbook_0.pdf

Date published

1916 - 1941

Format of the original

Handwritten log book

Additional information

Daily recording of rainfall at Taurapa Station, Ocean Beach, from 16 August 1916 until 31 December 1941. The station was short-staffed during the Second World War and the readings stopped being recorded. Rainfall recorded is in inches.

 

This record contains sample pages from the original, hand-written rainfall log book.

The original log book contains 26 pages of recordings.

The full copy of the log book is available at the Hawke’s Bay Knowledge Bank for those interested in reading more.

Accession number

806/1126/36249

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