Weather History

An exceptionally long spell of wet weather in Bay of Plenty was followed by torrential downpours of rain in some areas. At Opotiki 132.8 mm was registered in 24 hours. The Rangitaiki River overflowed at Thorndon, and the Whakatane River inundated some land. Some roads became impassable due to numerous slips and flood waters.

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  • First Quarter 15 February 2016
  • Full Moon 23 February 2016
  • Last Quarter 02 March 2016
  • New Moon 09 March 2016


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