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You can monitor rainfall, river levels, wind and air temperatures recorded from our telemetry system.
Rain, river, wind and soil data
River and rain data - current levels for all sites
River levels - graphs for last 7 days and 7 months
Rainfall - graphs for last 7 days and 7 months
Wind - graphs showing air temperature, humidity, strength and direction
Soil moisture and temperature - current levels
The data is provisional only and there are limitations to the service.
The data is automatically sent back to us from our monitoring stations. The data is updated every hour approximately at quarter past. The time of the data is shown in NZST (NZ Standard Times), during daylight savings the data is one hour behind.
Other environmental data
Predicted river stage information - Waipaoa, Waimata, Hikuwai, Waiapu and Te Arai Rivers.
Please note: The predicted river stage information is computer generated and may differ from official notifications issued by Civil Defence. Official notifications take precedence over model forecasts if there are any conflicts.
Metservice provide rainfall forecasts for 3 sites, Gisborne, Tutamoe and Ruatoria. With this data Council models generate predicted river stages for up to 3 days ahead.
Fire weather data - on National Rural Fire Authority's website. Click Fire Weather Data Tables , then Fire Weather Maps
Gisborne's rain radar - visit MetService website
Land Air Water Aotearoa - visit LAWA
Maps and graphs