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Hawke’s Bay rainfall

Hawke’s Bay rainfall

Rainfall in Hawke’s Bay is highly variable in terms of where and when it falls. The mountains and some coastal ranges receive the most rain, while the plains between Napier and southern Hawke’s Bay (particularly the Heretaunga plain) receive the least. Summer may have either droughts or heavy rain.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Landscape and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/23828/hawkes-bay-rainfall (accessed 19 March 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 2 Jul 2015