Annual rainfall Units: percentage of normal, 1992

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 layer shows the annual rainfall as a percentage of normal across New Zealand for 1992 as part of the data series for years 1972 to 2013. Annual rainfall is the total accumulated rain over one year. It is estimated from the daily rainfall estimates of the Virtual Climate Station Network (NIWA). 'Normal' is defined as the average annual rainfall from 1972–2013.

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

Geometry: raster catalogue Unit: percent

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Additional Info

Field Value
Theme
Author Ministry for the Environment
Maintainer Ministry for the Environment
Maintainer Email Ministry for the Environment
Source https://data.mfe.govt.nz/layer/52977-annual-rainfall-units-percentage-of-normal-1992/
Created 2016-02-11T00:54:26.796129Z
Date modified 2016-02-22T01:09:33.909426Z
Language English
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Source Identifier https://data.mfe.govt.nz/layer/52977-annual-rainfall-units-percentage-of-normal-1992/
Record created February 2, 2020, Last Updated July 2, 2020