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Cyclone Cook Statistics

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 14/04/2017

Cyclone Cook, the storm that was:


209km/h at White Island, 154km/h at Cape Kidnappers but only 85km/h in Wellington.


150 to 200mm rain in 12 hours across Raukumara Range.

30mm to 50mm across Marlborough and Canterbury.


Wave heights 12.5m in Bay of Plenty just prior to landfall, three hours before high tide.


It did not strengthen as quickly or as much as models predicted.

The track shifted slightly eastward in the hours before making landfall in the Bay of Plenty.


Rainfall of 350mm over the past 60 hours in parts of northwest Nelson, with 200mm plus about Coromandel Peninsula, and between 150mm to 200mm in the Kaimai Ranges.

Source: MetService

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