Auckland hydrology situation report. 1 June 2022
Author:Kolt Johnson, Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU
Source:Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU
The New Zealand Drought Index for the Auckland Region is below the lowest category of Dry. Regional monthly rainfall for May was nearly equal to the long-term average (only 5% below). All soil moisture sites are in the Normal or higher range. River flows are all above the mean annual low flow (MALF). Groundwater levels are similar to previous reports, with most sites in the southern aquifers at a Low or Very Low status, including shallow volcanic aquifers. ...