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Tarawera at Awakaponga

Site Info:
The Awakaponga water level and rainfall recorder is situated on the Rangitaiki Plains between the townships of Edgecumbe and Matata.

Summer water levels at this site can get as low as 0.85 metres, but normal water levels are closer to 1.2 metres. A high flood level of 3.17 metres was recorded in December 1995.

The site records a mean annual rainfall of 1240 mm. On the 19th of May 2005 a maximum daily fall of 230 mm was recorded, leading to significant flood damage in the Matata community. An astonishing total of 95mm in 1 hour was recorded on this day.
Grid Reference: V15: 412 556
Elevation (m): 10
Other Info: Historical Data Summaries (9.73 MB)
Rainfall Summary Report

Latest Summary

Sensor Latest Sample Latest Value (NZST) Alarm Status
River Level 0.979 metres20-Apr-2018 07:00N/A
Flow 33.020 m3/s20-Apr-2018 07:00N/A
Rainfall Depth 0.0 mm20-Apr-2018 07:00N/A
Dissolved Oxygen 8.40 ppm20-Apr-2018 07:00N/A
Temperature 15.46 deg. C20-Apr-2018 07:00N/A

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