An old fashioned wet northerly moved in today and gave the region a desperately needed drop of rain with more showers to follow tonight. Generally totals were 10 to 25mm with the highest totals recorded south of the Waitemata harbour. Here were the top dozen or so wettest spots so far up until 7pm, 3rd May.
Mission heights 60mm Whitford 58mm St Johns 51mm Glen Innes 50mm Omaha 50mm Kumeu 41mm St Heliers 40mm Hatfields beach 37mm Cheltenham 35mm Greenlane 34mm Little Manly 28mm Browns Bay 28mm Whangarei 27mm
(Sources Online private weather stations)