RIMU hydrology situation report. 2 July 2021
Author:Kolt Johnson, Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU
Source:Auckland Council Research and Evaluation Unit, RIMU
Regional summary for June 2021
The New Zealand Drought Index for the Auckland Region remains below the first category of Dry. Total rainfall for June was approximately 20% below the long-term average. Soil moisture was below the normal range for 8 of 10 sites, four of which are at a Very Low status. 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. ...