Hydro-electric storage lake levels rose dramatically during December 2010, according to provisional figures released by WITS Free To Air.
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Hydro storage lake levels declined steadily during May.
A late evening deluge in Tawa yesterday caused some evacuations and was a close call for others. The Kenepuru Stream rose rapidly, and Tawa Weather recorded its wettest day since the weather station was commissioned in January 2005.
Hydro storage lake levels improved dramatically at the end of April 2010.
New Zealand’s hydro lake storage remained stable during March 2010, with a slow decline during the early part of the month being reversed by very large inflows between March 22nd and 25th.
New Zealand’s hydro lake storage plunged during February 2010, continuing a decline that began on January 12th.
New Zealand’s hydro-electric storage peaked at 4063 GWh during January 2010 before slowly declining.
Some Wellingtonians have been muttering about the dismal weather we have been experiencing this summer.
Hydro lake storage passed below average during November 2009, and inflows were generally below average.
Hydro lake storage declined at a steady rate during October 2009.
Tawa’s climate during October 2009 was wetter and cooler than normal for recent years.
Hydro storage peaked at more than 4,000 GWh during January before declining.
The remnants of tropical cyclone Innis brought heavy rain to Tawa yesterday, making it the wettest day in at least four years.
New Zealand’s hydro-electric storage remained above average during December, following a dramatic improvement during late November.