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Auckland hydrology situation report. 2 August 2021


Author:  
Kolt Johnson, Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU
Source:  
Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU
Publication date:  
2021
Topics:  
Environment

Extract

Regional summary for July 2021

The New Zealand Drought Index for the Auckland region remains below the first category of Dry. Total rainfall for July was 24% below the long-term average. Soil moisture was below the normal range for 7 of 10 sites. All rivers are above the mean annual low flow (MALF). Groundwater levels are low for many aquifers, particularly deep aquifers and those which respond slowly to rainfall. ...

August 2021