Auckland hydrology situation report. 7 July 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 June was approximately 25% above average. Two sites are below the normal range for soil moisture and the remaining eight are in the Normal or High range. River flows are all above the mean annual low flow (MALF). Groundwater level status is similar to previous reports, although groundwater level increases have been observed in many bores across the region. Most sites in the southern aquifers are at a Low or Very Low status, including shallow volcanic aquifers. ...